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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 Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 11:36:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, September 5, 2013 at 11:38 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 45' North, Longitude: 4° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.18 meters/second, 1617.1 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.75 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.3"1004.70 miwest0° 10' 38.2"12.18 misouth1004.85 mi
24 hours11° 04' 56.8"765.70 mieast4° 18' 59.9"296.59 misouth821.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santo António (Príncipe)Thu 11:36 AM397 km247 miles214 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port HarcourtThu 12:36 PM402 km250 miles217 nmNortheast NE
São ToméThu 11:36 AM402 km250 miles217 nmSoutheast SE
LagosThu 12:36 PM416 km259 miles225 nmNorth N
Benin CityThu 12:36 PM434 km270 miles234 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CotonouThu 12:36 PM438 km272 miles236 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoThu 12:36 PM442 km275 miles239 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OwerriThu 12:36 PM450 km280 miles243 nmNortheast NE
LomeThu 11:36 AM486 km302 miles263 nmNorthwest NW
AbeokutaThu 12:36 PM493 km306 miles266 nmNorth N

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