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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 = Monday, May 2, 2016 at 8:54:00 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: 26%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, April 30, 2016 at 3:30 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 6, 2016 at 7:31 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 2, 2016 at 08:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 45' South, Longitude: 12° 23' West

The ground speed is currently 444.46 meters/second, 1600.1 kilometres/hour, 994.2 miles/hour or 864.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.57 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 28' 19.0"994.11 miWest0° 10' 29.0"12.01 miNorth994.36 mi
24 hours12° 46' 22.0"877.40 miEast4° 23' 51.3"302.17 miNorth930.92 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Georgetown (Ascension Island)Mon 8:54 AM260 km161 miles140 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownMon 8:54 AM1248 km776 miles674 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaMon 8:54 AM1455 km904 miles786 nmNorth N
AbidjanMon 8:54 AM1626 km1010 miles878 nmNortheast NE
FreetownMon 8:54 AM1687 km1048 miles911 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroMon 8:54 AM1695 km1053 miles915 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 8:54 AM1804 km1121 miles974 nmNorth N
AccraMon 8:54 AM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmNortheast NE
LoméMon 8:54 AM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmNortheast NE
BissauMon 8:54 AM2088 km1297 miles1127 nmNorth N

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