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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 5:38:00 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 05:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 23' South, Longitude: 9° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.55 meters/second, 1571.6 km/hour, 976.5 miles/hour or 848.6 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 miNorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 27' 04.6"976.38 miWest0° 08' 59.0"10.29 miNorth976.71 mi
24 hours12° 55' 56.2"873.77 miEast3° 53' 06.2"267.02 miNorth919.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 5:38 AM566 km351 miles305 nmSoutheast SE
AbidjanTue 5:38 AM2049 km1273 miles1107 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaTue 5:38 AM2073 km1288 miles1119 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroTue 5:38 AM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraTue 5:38 AM2233 km1388 miles1206 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméTue 5:38 AM2279 km1416 miles1230 nmNortheast NE
FreetownTue 5:38 AM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmNorth N
LomeTue 5:38 AM2366 km1470 miles1278 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryTue 5:38 AM2466 km1532 miles1331 nmNorth N
Porto NovoTue 6:38 AM2481 km1541 miles1339 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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