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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 27, 2013 at 02:00:00 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: 82%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:34 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:55 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 02:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 04' South, Longitude: 21° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.10 meters/second, 1595.2 km/hour, 991.2 miles/hour or 861.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.52 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 28' 16.3"991.10 miwest0° 11' 23.1"13.04 minorth991.41 mi
24 hours12° 21' 44.6"846.68 mieast4° 39' 00.1"319.53 minorth908.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LucapaThu 3:00 AM70 km44 miles38 nmSouthwest SW
TshikapaThu 4:00 AM190 km118 miles102 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Mbuji-MayiThu 4:00 AM334 km208 miles180 nmNortheast NE
LuenaThu 3:00 AM437 km272 miles236 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MalanjeThu 3:00 AM567 km352 miles306 nmWest-southwest WSW
UígeThu 3:00 AM687 km427 miles371 nmWest W
KinshasaThu 3:00 AM779 km484 miles421 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrazzavilleThu 3:00 AM785 km488 miles424 nmWest-northwest WNW
LubumbashiThu 4:00 AM788 km490 miles426 nmEast-southeast ESE
HuamboThu 3:00 AM799 km497 miles432 nmSouthwest SW
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