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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, April 1, 2013 at 04:36:00 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: 72%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:29 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:38 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 1, 2013 at 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' South, Longitude: 4° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.24 meters/second, 1505.7 km/hour, 935.6 miles/hour or 813.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.59 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 24' 17.8"935.28 miwest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 misouth935.23 mi
24 hours14° 13' 26.2"923.53 mieast0° 14' 51.4"17.03 minorth924.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 4:36 AM488 km303 miles263 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Windhoek *Mon 6:36 AM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmEast E
LuandaMon 5:36 AM2288 km1422 miles1235 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméMon 4:36 AM2582 km1604 miles1394 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownMon 6:36 AM2730 km1696 miles1474 nmSoutheast SE
LibrevilleMon 5:36 AM2741 km1703 miles1480 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaMon 5:36 AM2777 km1725 miles1499 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 5:36 AM2779 km1727 miles1500 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanMon 4:36 AM2822 km1753 miles1524 nmNorth N
AccraMon 4:36 AM2886 km1793 miles1558 nmNorth N
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