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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 05:00:00 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 05:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 30' South, Longitude: 22° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.82 meters/second, 1597.7 km/hour, 992.8 miles/hour or 862.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.55 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 28' 29.9"992.70 miwest0° 11' 28.3"13.14 minorth993.01 mi
24 hours12° 16' 53.0"842.28 mieast4° 40' 02.4"320.71 minorth904.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeThu 2:00 AM1407 km874 miles759 nmWest W
FortalezaThu 2:00 AM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorThu 2:00 AM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaThu 5:00 AM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmNortheast NE
JamestownThu 5:00 AM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownThu 5:00 AM2025 km1258 miles1093 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryThu 5:00 AM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauThu 5:00 AM2260 km1404 miles1220 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulThu 5:00 AM2397 km1489 miles1294 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroThu 5:00 AM2452 km1524 miles1324 nmNortheast NE

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