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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, May 19, 2014 at 02:48:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 77%

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 Monday, May 19, 2014 at 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 53' South, Longitude: 17° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.22 meters/second, 1545.2 km/hour, 960.1 miles/hour or 834.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.00 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 25' 41.7"959.95 miwest0° 06' 37.9"7.60 minorth960.24 mi
24 hours13° 29' 25.2"897.57 mieast3° 05' 02.4"212.03 minorth928.51 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 AM138 km85 miles74 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RunduMon 3:48 AM296 km184 miles160 nmSoutheast SE
HuamboMon 3:48 AM419 km260 miles226 nmNorthwest NW
LubangoMon 3:48 AM491 km305 miles265 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuenaMon 3:48 AM501 km311 miles270 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonguMon 4:48 AM560 km348 miles302 nmEast E
MalanjeMon 3:48 AM723 km449 miles390 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaunMon 4:48 AM737 km458 miles398 nmSoutheast SE
WindhoekMon 3:48 AM745 km463 miles402 nmSouth S
GhanziMon 4:48 AM752 km467 miles406 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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