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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: 65%

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 Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 04:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 29' South, Longitude: 0° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.37 meters/second, 1570.9 km/hour, 976.1 miles/hour or 848.2 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' 02.5"976.05 miwest0° 08' 56.1"10.24 minorth976.38 mi
24 hours12° 56' 43.3"874.39 mieast3° 52' 10.6"265.98 minorth919.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 4:58 AM713 km443 miles385 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuandaTue 5:58 AM1516 km942 miles819 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméTue 4:58 AM1608 km999 miles868 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleTue 5:58 AM1774 km1103 miles958 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaTue 5:58 AM1924 km1195 miles1039 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleTue 5:58 AM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraTue 4:58 AM1993 km1239 miles1076 nmNorth N
AbidjanTue 4:58 AM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalaboTue 5:58 AM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LomeTue 4:58 AM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmNorth N
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