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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- 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: . 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 81%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:33 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:54 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.59 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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 28.4"||16.54 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||north||16.54 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 25.6"||992.26 mi||west||0° 11' 26.7"||13.11 mi||north||992.56 mi|
|24 hours||12° 18' 27.3"||843.76 mi||east||4° 39' 43.8"||320.38 mi||north||905.98 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Thu 4:00 AM||943 km||586 miles||509 nm||SSE|
|Abidjan||Thu 4:00 AM||1502 km||933 miles||811 nm||NNE|
|Monrovia||Thu 4:00 AM||1580 km||982 miles||853 nm||NNW|
|Yamoussoukro||Thu 4:00 AM||1631 km||1013 miles||880 nm||N|
|Accra||Thu 4:00 AM||1696 km||1054 miles||916 nm||NNE|
|Lome||Thu 4:00 AM||1835 km||1140 miles||991 nm||NNE|
|São Tomé||Thu 4:00 AM||1854 km||1152 miles||1001 nm||ENE|
|Freetown||Thu 4:00 AM||1882 km||1169 miles||1016 nm||NNW|
|Porto Novo||Thu 5:00 AM||1957 km||1216 miles||1057 nm||NE|
|Lagos||Thu 5:00 AM||2003 km||1245 miles||1082 nm||NE|
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