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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 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: 84%

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 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 16' South, Longitude: 14° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.30 meters/second, 1613.9 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 48.6"1002.75 miwest0° 11' 54.7"13.64 minorth1002.85 mi
24 hours11° 53' 15.1"822.26 mieast4° 39' 10.9"319.70 minorth881.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaFri 4:00 AM853 km530 miles460 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KakataFri 4:00 AM900 km559 miles486 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BoFri 4:00 AM971 km603 miles524 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 4:00 AM983 km611 miles531 nmNorth N
KenemaFri 4:00 AM985 km612 miles532 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GbarngaFri 4:00 AM998 km620 miles539 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 4:00 AM1087 km676 miles587 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroFri 4:00 AM1317 km818 miles711 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 4:00 AM1343 km835 miles725 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 4:00 AM1349 km838 miles728 nmEast-northeast ENE
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