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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 Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 00:16:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:17 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, July 29, 2013 at 5:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 00:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 28' South, Longitude: 0° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.64 meters/second, 1553.9 km/hour, 965.6 miles/hour or 839.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"16.09 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 24' 46.2"965.38 miwest0° 09' 12.6"10.55 minorth965.77 mi
24 hours13° 45' 10.9"921.20 mieast4° 03' 38.1"279.12 minorth969.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 12:16 AM644 km400 miles348 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuandaTue 1:16 AM1562 km971 miles844 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméTue 12:16 AM1794 km1114 miles968 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleTue 1:16 AM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmNorth-northeast NNE
WindhoekTue 1:16 AM2006 km1246 miles1083 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaTue 1:16 AM2012 km1250 miles1086 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleTue 1:16 AM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraTue 12:16 AM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmNorth N
MalaboTue 1:16 AM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanTue 12:16 AM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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