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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 04:00:00 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 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 04' South, Longitude: 27° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.88 meters/second, 1605.2 km/hour, 997.4 miles/hour or 866.7 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' 29.2"997.34 miwest0° 11' 57.4"13.69 minorth997.58 mi
24 hours12° 20' 15.8"850.09 mieast4° 47' 51.7"329.65 minorth913.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaThu 2:00 AM599 km372 miles323 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 1:00 AM919 km571 miles496 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaThu 1:00 AM1278 km794 miles690 nmWest W
SalvadorThu 1:00 AM1522 km946 miles822 nmSouthwest SW
FreetownThu 4:00 AM2151 km1337 miles1162 nmNortheast NE
ConakryThu 4:00 AM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaThu 4:00 AM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmNortheast NE
PraiaThu 3:00 AM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmNorth N
BissauThu 4:00 AM2267 km1409 miles1224 nmNortheast NE
BanjulThu 4:00 AM2357 km1465 miles1273 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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