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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 Monday, February 4, 2013 at 07:34:00 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: 42%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 47' South, Longitude: 15° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.48 meters/second, 1520.9 km/hour, 945.1 miles/hour or 821.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"15.75 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 25' 33.6"944.75 miwest0° 05' 22.5"6.16 misouth944.51 mi
24 hours14° 02' 04.7"919.13 mieast1° 34' 35.3"108.44 misouth921.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 7:34 AM1060 km658 miles572 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeMon 4:34 AM2431 km1510 miles1313 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 4:34 AM2570 km1597 miles1387 nmWest W
MonroviaMon 7:34 AM2819 km1752 miles1522 nmNorth N
AbidjanMon 7:34 AM2937 km1825 miles1586 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 5:34 AM2940 km1827 miles1588 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownMon 7:34 AM3025 km1880 miles1633 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroMon 7:34 AM3036 km1886 miles1639 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaMon 4:34 AM3037 km1887 miles1640 nmWest-northwest WNW
ConakryMon 7:34 AM3134 km1948 miles1692 nmNorth N

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