The present continuous is a verb form which we use to talk about things that are happening at the moment of speaking and for things that are happening around now.
At the moment I'm typing this text on the computer.
(This is happening at this exact moment)
At the moment I'm reading a very interesting book about the history of diving.
(I'm not reading it at this exact moment but it is something that I am doing around this period of time)
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