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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 06:00:00 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: 70%

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 06:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 38' South, Longitude: 24° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.00 meters/second, 1612.8 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 08.2"1002.08 miwest0° 11' 45.4"13.46 minorth1002.25 mi
24 hours11° 43' 16.5"809.92 mieast4° 39' 03.5"319.56 minorth871.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaFri 4:00 AM906 km563 miles489 nmWest W
RecifeFri 3:00 AM1313 km816 miles709 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 3:00 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmWest W
FreetownFri 6:00 AM1743 km1083 miles941 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 6:00 AM1788 km1111 miles966 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 6:00 AM1803 km1120 miles973 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauFri 6:00 AM1874 km1165 miles1012 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorFri 3:00 AM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmSouthwest SW
PraiaFri 5:00 AM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmNorth N
BanjulFri 6:00 AM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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