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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 03:38:00 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: 76%

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 03:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 48' South, Longitude: 5° 56' 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' 44.0"960.43 miwest0° 06' 42.9"7.70 minorth960.73 mi
24 hours13° 28' 23.6"896.84 mieast3° 06' 49.6"214.07 minorth928.28 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 AM818 km508 miles442 nmEast E
LuandaMon 4:38 AM1106 km687 miles597 nmNortheast NE
JamestownMon 3:38 AM1248 km775 miles674 nmWest W
WindhoekMon 4:38 AM1393 km865 miles752 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaMon 4:38 AM1632 km1014 miles881 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 4:38 AM1635 km1016 miles883 nmNortheast NE
São ToméMon 3:38 AM1786 km1110 miles965 nmNorth N
LibrevilleMon 4:38 AM1832 km1138 miles989 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboMon 4:38 AM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmNorth N
YaoundéMon 4:38 AM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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