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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 Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 16:56:00 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: 39%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, September 5, 2013 at 11:38 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 59' South, Longitude: 0° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.06 meters/second, 1519.4 km/hour, 944.1 miles/hour or 820.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 25' 44.4"943.83 miwest0° 03' 09.1"3.61 misouth943.69 mi
24 hours13° 51' 40.7"906.72 mieast0° 41' 35.7"47.68 misouth906.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 4:56 PM662 km411 miles357 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaWed 5:56 PM1847 km1148 miles998 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Wed 6:56 PM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméWed 4:56 PM2274 km1413 miles1228 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaWed 5:56 PM2352 km1462 miles1270 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleWed 5:56 PM2355 km1463 miles1271 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleWed 5:56 PM2397 km1490 miles1294 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownWed 6:56 PM2491 km1548 miles1345 nmSoutheast SE
MalaboWed 5:56 PM2708 km1683 miles1462 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraWed 4:56 PM2713 km1686 miles1465 nmNorth N

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