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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 Monday, July 29, 2013 at 04:54:00 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: 56%

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 Monday, July 29, 2013 at 04:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 33' North, Longitude: 7° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.44 meters/second, 1578.4 km/hour, 980.8 miles/hour or 852.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.35 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.8"980.59 miwest0° 08' 30.1"9.74 minorth980.36 mi
24 hours11° 26' 52.7"772.98 mieast3° 03' 51.2"210.66 minorth796.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaradiMon 5:54 AM104 km64 miles56 nmNorth N
KanoMon 5:54 AM168 km104 miles91 nmEast-southeast ESE
ZariaMon 5:54 AM179 km111 miles97 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SokotoMon 5:54 AM207 km129 miles112 nmWest-northwest WNW
KadunaMon 5:54 AM229 km142 miles123 nmSouth S
ZinderMon 5:54 AM249 km155 miles134 nmNortheast NE
AbujaMon 5:54 AM389 km241 miles210 nmSouth S
KandiMon 5:54 AM478 km297 miles258 nmWest-southwest WSW
AgadezMon 5:54 AM498 km310 miles269 nmNorth N
NiameyMon 5:54 AM549 km341 miles296 nmWest-northwest WNW

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