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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 Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 04:10:00 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: 50%

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 Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 04:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 06' North, Longitude: 25° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.79 meters/second, 1608.4 km/hour, 999.4 miles/hour or 868.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 47.0"999.34 miwest0° 10' 37.7"12.17 minorth999.25 mi
24 hours11° 14' 01.8"772.66 mieast4° 02' 01.9"277.22 minorth817.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OboSun 5:10 AM146 km91 miles79 nmEast-southeast ESE
WauSun 7:10 AM338 km210 miles183 nmEast-northeast ENE
YambioSun 7:10 AM375 km233 miles202 nmEast-southeast ESE
BriaSun 5:10 AM378 km235 miles204 nmWest W
BambariSun 5:10 AM522 km325 miles282 nmWest W
BiraoSun 5:10 AM544 km338 miles294 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KisanganiSun 6:10 AM618 km384 miles334 nmSouth S
Kaga-BandoroSun 5:10 AM693 km430 miles374 nmWest W
JubaSun 7:10 AM703 km437 miles379 nmEast E
BanguiSun 5:10 AM780 km485 miles421 nmWest-southwest WSW

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