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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 Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 03:00:00 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: 92%

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 Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 16' South, Longitude: 12° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.71 meters/second, 1604.6 km/hour, 997.0 miles/hour or 866.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 28' 25.5"996.95 miwest0° 11' 56.5"13.68 minorth997.20 mi
24 hours12° 21' 36.2"851.36 mieast4° 47' 52.7"329.67 minorth915.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaThu 3:00 AM1297 km806 miles700 nmNorth N
JamestownThu 3:00 AM1403 km872 miles758 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbidjanThu 3:00 AM1514 km941 miles818 nmNortheast NE
FreetownThu 3:00 AM1521 km945 miles821 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroThu 3:00 AM1568 km974 miles847 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryThu 3:00 AM1637 km1017 miles884 nmNorth N
AccraThu 3:00 AM1830 km1137 miles988 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 3:00 AM1920 km1193 miles1037 nmNorth N
LomeThu 3:00 AM1992 km1238 miles1076 nmNortheast NE
BamakoThu 3:00 AM2046 km1272 miles1105 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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