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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 02:50:00 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: 81%

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 02:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 54' South, Longitude: 9° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.30 meters/second, 1595.9 km/hour, 991.6 miles/hour or 861.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.53 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 28' 20.2"991.55 miwest0° 11' 24.6"13.07 minorth991.86 mi
24 hours12° 20' 22.5"845.45 mieast4° 39' 19.1"319.89 minorth907.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CabindaThu 3:50 AM419 km260 miles226 nmNortheast NE
Pointe-NoireThu 3:50 AM454 km282 miles245 nmNortheast NE
LuandaThu 3:50 AM454 km282 miles245 nmEast-southeast ESE
DolisieThu 3:50 AM561 km349 miles303 nmNortheast NE
UígeThu 3:50 AM646 km401 miles349 nmEast E
KinshasaThu 3:50 AM782 km486 miles422 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleThu 3:50 AM783 km487 miles423 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port-GentilThu 3:50 AM795 km494 miles429 nmNorth N
MalanjeThu 3:50 AM805 km500 miles435 nmEast-southeast ESE
FrancevilleThu 3:50 AM846 km526 miles457 nmNortheast NE
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