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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: 76%

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 03:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 47' South, Longitude: 5° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.44 meters/second, 1546.0 km/hour, 960.6 miles/hour or 834.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.01 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 25' 44.2"960.44 miwest0° 06' 43.0"7.70 minorth960.74 mi
24 hours13° 28' 22.2"896.82 mieast3° 06' 52.0"214.12 minorth928.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoMon 4:38 AM846 km526 miles457 nmEast E
LuandaMon 4:38 AM1127 km700 miles608 nmNortheast NE
JamestownMon 3:38 AM1219 km757 miles658 nmWest W
WindhoekMon 4:38 AM1417 km880 miles765 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaMon 4:38 AM1650 km1026 miles891 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 4:38 AM1654 km1027 miles893 nmNortheast NE
São ToméMon 3:38 AM1788 km1111 miles965 nmNorth N
LibrevilleMon 4:38 AM1838 km1142 miles992 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboMon 4:38 AM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmNorth N
YaoundéMon 4:38 AM2266 km1408 miles1224 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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