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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, April 30, 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: 75%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 51' South, Longitude: 6° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.79 meters/second, 1518.5 km/hour, 943.5 miles/hour or 819.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.73 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 24' 32.2"943.28 miwest0° 04' 40.1"5.35 minorth943.52 mi
24 hours13° 52' 05.4"907.90 mieast2° 24' 01.1"165.07 minorth928.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 4:36 AM347 km216 miles188 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaTue 5:36 AM2439 km1515 miles1317 nmEast-northeast ENE
WindhoekTue 5:36 AM2531 km1572 miles1366 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméTue 4:36 AM2593 km1612 miles1400 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanTue 4:36 AM2692 km1673 miles1454 nmNorth N
LibrevilleTue 5:36 AM2780 km1727 miles1501 nmNortheast NE
AccraTue 4:36 AM2797 km1738 miles1510 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaTue 4:36 AM2817 km1750 miles1521 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroTue 4:36 AM2845 km1768 miles1536 nmNorth N
KinshasaTue 5:36 AM2900 km1802 miles1566 nmEast-northeast ENE

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