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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: 54%

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 Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 04:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 39' South, Longitude: 15° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.44 meters/second, 1592.8 km/hour, 989.7 miles/hour or 860.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.49 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 28' 14.7"989.60 miwest0° 10' 20.9"11.86 minorth989.90 mi
24 hours12° 30' 27.1"855.36 mieast4° 18' 27.9"296.02 minorth908.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
UígeWed 5:48 AM124 km77 miles67 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalanjeWed 5:48 AM137 km85 miles74 nmSoutheast SE
LuandaWed 5:48 AM250 km155 miles135 nmWest W
HuamboWed 5:48 AM458 km285 miles247 nmSouth S
KinshasaWed 5:48 AM478 km297 miles258 nmNorth N
BrazzavilleWed 5:48 AM485 km301 miles262 nmNorth N
CabindaWed 5:48 AM500 km310 miles270 nmNorthwest NW
LucapaWed 5:48 AM578 km359 miles312 nmEast E
DolisieWed 5:48 AM581 km361 miles314 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pointe-NoireWed 5:48 AM585 km364 miles316 nmNorthwest NW
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