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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: 77%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:16 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:59 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 19, 2014 at 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 53' South, Longitude: 17° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.23 meters/second, 1545.2 km/hour, 960.2 miles/hour or 834.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.00 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 25' 41.7"959.96 miwest0° 06' 38.0"7.60 minorth960.25 mi
24 hours13° 29' 23.8"897.55 mieast3° 05' 04.9"212.07 minorth928.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MenongueMon 3:48 AM135 km84 miles73 nmNorth N
RunduMon 3:48 AM316 km196 miles171 nmSoutheast SE
HuamboMon 3:48 AM403 km250 miles218 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LubangoMon 3:48 AM462 km287 miles250 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuenaMon 3:48 AM514 km319 miles277 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonguMon 4:48 AM589 km366 miles318 nmEast E
MalanjeMon 3:48 AM716 km445 miles387 nmNorth-northwest NNW
WindhoekMon 3:48 AM742 km461 miles401 nmSouth S
MaunMon 4:48 AM759 km472 miles410 nmSoutheast SE
GhanziMon 4:48 AM767 km477 miles414 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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