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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 86%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:17 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:01 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 03:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 56' South, Longitude: 10° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.18 meters/second, 1527.1 km/hour, 948.9 miles/hour or 824.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.81 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 24' 47.7"948.64 miwest0° 04' 03.6"4.65 minorth948.83 mi
24 hours13° 54' 54.7"915.87 mieast2° 09' 08.2"148.00 minorth933.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 3:48 AM545 km338 miles294 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanSun 3:48 AM2665 km1656 miles1439 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaSun 3:48 AM2682 km1666 miles1448 nmNorth N
LuandaSun 4:48 AM2745 km1706 miles1482 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSun 3:48 AM2756 km1713 miles1488 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSun 3:48 AM2794 km1736 miles1509 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraSun 3:48 AM2827 km1757 miles1526 nmNorth-northeast NNE
WindhoekSun 4:48 AM2913 km1810 miles1573 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownSun 3:48 AM2938 km1826 miles1586 nmNorth N
LomeSun 3:48 AM2951 km1834 miles1593 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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