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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 Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 11:48:00 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: 4%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 50' North, Longitude: 22° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.62 meters/second, 1539.4 km/hour, 956.6 miles/hour or 831.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.94 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 31' 17.6"956.30 miwest0° 05' 00.1"5.73 minorth956.09 mi
24 hours11° 33' 04.7"760.77 mieast1° 36' 02.4"110.09 minorth765.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa MariaThu 10:48 AM156 km97 miles84 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MindeloThu 10:48 AM316 km196 miles171 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaThu 10:48 AM352 km219 miles190 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DakarThu 11:48 AM616 km383 miles332 nmSoutheast SE
Saint-LouisThu 11:48 AM636 km395 miles344 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouadhibouThu 11:48 AM641 km398 miles346 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThièsThu 11:48 AM653 km406 miles353 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottThu 11:48 AM657 km408 miles355 nmEast E
RossoThu 11:48 AM693 km431 miles374 nmEast E
ToubaThu 11:48 AM748 km465 miles404 nmEast-southeast ESE

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