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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 Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 08:24:00 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: 30%

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 Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 08:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 24' South, Longitude: 13° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.67 meters/second, 1503.6 km/hour, 934.3 miles/hour or 811.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.57 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 misouth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 24' 16.4"933.97 miwest0° 02' 11.2"2.51 misouth933.87 mi
24 hours14° 25' 00.4"934.76 mieast0° 13' 39.9"15.67 misouth934.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 8:24 AM934 km580 miles504 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonroviaTue 8:24 AM2967 km1843 miles1602 nmNorth N
AbidjanTue 8:24 AM3017 km1875 miles1629 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 6:24 AM3111 km1933 miles1680 nmWest W
LuandaTue 9:24 AM3115 km1936 miles1682 nmEast-northeast ENE
YamoussoukroTue 8:24 AM3133 km1947 miles1692 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Tue 10:24 AM3144 km1954 miles1698 nmEast E
São ToméTue 8:24 AM3159 km1963 miles1706 nmNortheast NE
FreetownTue 8:24 AM3195 km1985 miles1725 nmNorth N
AccraTue 8:24 AM3203 km1990 miles1729 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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