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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 04:50:00 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: 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 04:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' South, Longitude: 26° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.32 meters/second, 1614.0 km/hour, 1002.9 miles/hour or 871.5 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' 51.0"1002.80 miwest0° 11' 53.8"13.62 minorth1002.89 mi
24 hours11° 52' 29.7"821.40 mieast4° 38' 37.1"319.06 minorth880.40 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 NoronhaFri 2:50 AM745 km463 miles402 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeFri 1:50 AM1253 km779 miles677 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaFri 1:50 AM1362 km846 miles736 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaFri 3:50 AM1701 km1057 miles919 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 4:50 AM1787 km1111 miles965 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryFri 4:50 AM1806 km1122 miles975 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 4:50 AM1819 km1130 miles982 nmNortheast NE
BanjulFri 4:50 AM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorFri 1:50 AM1914 km1189 miles1033 nmSouthwest SW
MonroviaFri 4:50 AM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmEast-northeast ENE
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