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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 Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 03:50:00 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: 76%

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 Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 03:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 22' North, Longitude: 0° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.48 meters/second, 1610.9 km/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.21 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.7"1000.90 miwest0° 11' 14.5"12.87 minorth1000.85 mi
24 hours11° 36' 17.0"800.39 mieast4° 17' 21.2"294.74 minorth850.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AccraSat 3:50 AM135 km84 miles73 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LomeSat 3:50 AM273 km170 miles148 nmNortheast NE
KumasiSat 3:50 AM287 km178 miles155 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AtakpaméSat 3:50 AM394 km245 miles213 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CotonouSat 4:50 AM394 km245 miles213 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSat 3:50 AM404 km251 miles218 nmWest-northwest WNW
Porto NovoSat 4:50 AM418 km260 miles226 nmNortheast NE
BohiconSat 4:50 AM422 km262 miles228 nmNortheast NE
LagosSat 4:50 AM485 km301 miles262 nmEast-northeast ENE
SavéSat 4:50 AM524 km326 miles283 nmNortheast NE

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