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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 5:48:00 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 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 22' South, Longitude: 11° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.59 meters/second, 1571.7 km/hour, 976.6 miles/hour or 848.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.28 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miNorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 27' 05.1"976.48 miWest0° 08' 59.7"10.31 miNorth976.82 mi
24 hours12° 55' 44.2"873.63 miEast3° 53' 20.3"267.29 miNorth919.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 5:48 AM776 km482 miles419 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaTue 5:48 AM2069 km1286 miles1117 nmNorth N
AbidjanTue 5:48 AM2141 km1330 miles1156 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroTue 5:48 AM2244 km1394 miles1212 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownTue 5:48 AM2310 km1435 miles1247 nmNorth N
AccraTue 5:48 AM2366 km1470 miles1277 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryTue 5:48 AM2427 km1508 miles1310 nmNorth N
São ToméTue 5:48 AM2492 km1548 miles1346 nmEast-northeast ENE
LoméTue 5:48 AM2508 km1558 miles1354 nmNortheast NE
RecifeTue 2:48 AM2563 km1592 miles1384 nmWest W

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