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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.

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

UTC time = Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 4:48:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 65%

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 Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 04:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 30' South, Longitude: 2° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.32 meters/second, 1570.7 km/hour, 976.0 miles/hour or 848.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.27 miWest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 miNorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 27' 01.9"975.87 miWest0° 08' 55.2"10.22 miNorth976.20 mi
24 hours12° 56' 56.8"874.49 miEast3° 51' 54.7"265.66 miNorth919.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 4:48 AM969 km602 miles523 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuandaTue 5:48 AM1237 km769 miles668 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméTue 4:48 AM1494 km928 miles807 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleTue 5:48 AM1618 km1005 miles874 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaTue 5:48 AM1671 km1038 miles902 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleTue 5:48 AM1672 km1039 miles903 nmEast-northeast ENE
WindhoekTue 5:48 AM1901 km1181 miles1026 nmSoutheast SE
MalaboTue 5:48 AM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraTue 4:48 AM2019 km1255 miles1090 nmNorth N
YaoundéTue 5:48 AM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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