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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 04:20:00 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 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 37' South, Longitude: 12° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.66 meters/second, 1597.2 km/hour, 992.4 miles/hour or 862.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.54 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 28' 27.0"992.36 miwest0° 11' 27.2"13.12 minorth992.66 mi
24 hours12° 17' 56.8"843.25 mieast4° 39' 49.9"320.47 minorth905.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Georgetown (Ascension Island) (St. Helena)Thu 4:20 AM214 km133 miles116 nmWest W
JamestownThu 4:20 AM1178 km732 miles636 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaThu 4:20 AM1553 km965 miles838 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 4:20 AM1713 km1064 miles925 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 4:20 AM1783 km1108 miles963 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroThu 4:20 AM1787 km1110 miles965 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryThu 4:20 AM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmNorth N
AccraThu 4:20 AM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmNortheast NE
LomeThu 4:20 AM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 4:20 AM2181 km1355 miles1178 nmNorth N
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