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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 Saturday, June 29, 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: 60%

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 Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 06:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 01' North, Longitude: 12° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.75 meters/second, 1615.5 km/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.0"1003.76 miwest0° 11' 23.6"13.05 minorth1003.78 mi
24 hours11° 23' 01.2"786.93 mieast4° 24' 35.1"303.00 minorth841.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaSat 6:00 AM517 km321 miles279 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KakataSat 6:00 AM560 km348 miles302 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HarperSat 6:00 AM606 km377 miles327 nmEast-northeast ENE
GbarngaSat 6:00 AM653 km406 miles353 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BoSat 6:00 AM664 km413 miles359 nmNorth N
KenemaSat 6:00 AM667 km415 miles360 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 6:00 AM718 km446 miles388 nmNorth N
San PédroSat 6:00 AM732 km455 miles395 nmEast-northeast ENE
KoiduSat 6:00 AM756 km469 miles408 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MakeniSat 6:00 AM762 km474 miles412 nmNorth N

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