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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 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: 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 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 28' South, Longitude: 0° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.26 meters/second, 1613.7 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.4 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' 45.8"1002.67 miwest0° 11' 55.6"13.66 minorth1002.78 mi
24 hours11° 54' 10.5"823.31 mieast4° 39' 50.0"320.45 minorth882.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AccraFri 3:00 AM664 km413 miles359 nmNorth N
LomeFri 3:00 AM748 km465 miles404 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanFri 3:00 AM761 km473 miles411 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São ToméFri 3:00 AM789 km490 miles426 nmEast E
KumasiFri 3:00 AM805 km500 miles434 nmNorth N
CotonouFri 4:00 AM815 km506 miles440 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoFri 4:00 AM835 km519 miles451 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosFri 4:00 AM866 km538 miles468 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santo António (Príncipe)Fri 3:00 AM891 km554 miles481 nmEast-northeast ENE
AtakpaméFri 3:00 AM898 km558 miles485 nmNorth N

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