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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 04:00:00 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: 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 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 41' South, Longitude: 7° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.58 meters/second, 1596.9 km/hour, 992.3 miles/hour or 862.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.54 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 28' 25.5"992.18 miwest0° 11' 26.7"13.11 minorth992.49 mi
24 hours12° 18' 29.1"843.73 mieast4° 39' 43.5"320.35 minorth905.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 4:00 AM936 km582 miles505 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbidjanThu 4:00 AM1494 km928 miles807 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaThu 4:00 AM1587 km986 miles857 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroThu 4:00 AM1626 km1010 miles878 nmNorth N
AccraThu 4:00 AM1682 km1045 miles908 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LomeThu 4:00 AM1819 km1130 miles982 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméThu 4:00 AM1828 km1136 miles987 nmEast-northeast ENE
FreetownThu 4:00 AM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoThu 5:00 AM1940 km1205 miles1047 nmNortheast NE
LagosThu 5:00 AM1985 km1234 miles1072 nmNortheast NE

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