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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 Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 02:44:00 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: 97%

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 Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 57' South, Longitude: 21° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.03 meters/second, 1584.1 km/hour, 984.3 miles/hour or 855.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.40 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 26' 44.1"984.20 miwest0° 11' 08.7"12.77 minorth984.56 mi
24 hours12° 58' 36.8"884.15 mieast4° 38' 20.8"318.80 minorth944.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeTue 11:44 PM1454 km903 miles785 nmWest W
SalvadorTue 11:44 PM1851 km1150 miles1000 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownWed 2:44 AM1864 km1158 miles1006 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaTue 11:44 PM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaWed 2:44 AM2172 km1350 miles1173 nmNortheast NE
FreetownWed 2:44 AM2249 km1397 miles1214 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryWed 2:44 AM2331 km1448 miles1258 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauWed 2:44 AM2508 km1558 miles1354 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanWed 2:44 AM2595 km1613 miles1401 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroWed 2:44 AM2606 km1619 miles1407 nmNortheast NE

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