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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 7:16 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:59 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 28' South, Longitude: 0° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.67 meters/second, 1593.6 km/hour, 990.2 miles/hour or 860.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.50 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 28' 17.5"990.11 miwest0° 10' 23.8"11.91 minorth990.40 mi
24 hours12° 29' 28.6"854.64 mieast4° 19' 14.4"296.90 minorth908.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 5:48 AM1084 km674 miles585 nmSouthwest SW
São ToméWed 5:48 AM1178 km732 miles636 nmNortheast NE
LuandaWed 6:48 AM1374 km854 miles742 nmEast E
LibrevilleWed 6:48 AM1375 km855 miles743 nmNortheast NE
AccraWed 5:48 AM1553 km965 miles839 nmNorth N
AbidjanWed 5:48 AM1614 km1003 miles871 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeWed 5:48 AM1615 km1003 miles872 nmNorth N
MalaboWed 6:48 AM1620 km1006 miles874 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoWed 6:48 AM1667 km1036 miles900 nmNorth N
BrazzavilleWed 6:48 AM1673 km1039 miles903 nmEast-northeast ENE

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