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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 Friday, July 26, 2013 at 02:50:00 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: 85%

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 Friday, July 26, 2013 at 02:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 30' South, Longitude: 2° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.26 meters/second, 1613.7 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 45.3"1002.66 miwest0° 11' 55.8"13.66 minorth1002.76 mi
24 hours11° 54' 19.9"823.48 mieast4° 39' 56.4"320.57 minorth883.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméFri 2:50 AM523 km325 miles282 nmEast E
Santo António (Príncipe)Fri 2:50 AM637 km396 miles344 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraFri 2:50 AM715 km445 miles386 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeFri 2:50 AM739 km459 miles399 nmNorth N
Port-GentilFri 3:50 AM744 km462 miles402 nmEast E
CotonouFri 3:50 AM760 km472 miles410 nmNorth N
Porto NovoFri 3:50 AM774 km481 miles418 nmNorth N
LagosFri 3:50 AM781 km485 miles422 nmNorth N
LibrevilleFri 3:50 AM824 km512 miles445 nmEast E
Benin CityFri 3:50 AM851 km529 miles459 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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