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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 54%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 58' South, Longitude: 15° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.84 meters/second, 1547.4 km/hour, 961.5 miles/hour or 835.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.02 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 27' 15.2"961.25 miwest0° 07' 58.3"9.14 misouth960.97 mi
24 hours13° 25' 05.1"892.37 mieast2° 43' 57.6"187.92 misouth905.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 6:40 AM1065 km662 miles575 nmEast E
RecifeSun 3:40 AM2264 km1407 miles1223 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 3:40 AM2481 km1542 miles1340 nmWest W
MonroviaSun 6:40 AM2523 km1568 miles1362 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanSun 6:40 AM2682 km1667 miles1448 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 6:40 AM2719 km1689 miles1468 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroSun 6:40 AM2769 km1720 miles1495 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 6:40 AM2827 km1756 miles1526 nmNorth N
FortalezaSun 3:40 AM2849 km1770 miles1538 nmWest-northwest WNW
AccraSun 6:40 AM2927 km1819 miles1580 nmNortheast NE

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