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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 Friday, June 28, 2013 at 05:50:00 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: 71%

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 Friday, June 28, 2013 at 05:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 40' South, Longitude: 21° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.98 meters/second, 1612.7 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 07.8"1002.04 miwest0° 11' 45.4"13.46 minorth1002.21 mi
24 hours11° 43' 27.5"810.11 mieast4° 39' 06.9"319.63 minorth871.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeFri 2:50 AM1554 km966 miles839 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownFri 5:50 AM1567 km974 miles846 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 5:50 AM1587 km986 miles857 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 5:50 AM1627 km1011 miles878 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 5:50 AM1754 km1090 miles947 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaFri 2:50 AM1853 km1151 miles1000 nmWest W
BanjulFri 5:50 AM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaFri 4:50 AM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmNorth N
DakarFri 5:50 AM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 5:50 AM2129 km1323 miles1149 nmEast-northeast ENE
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