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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 12, 2013 at 18:08:00 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: 51%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 18:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 41' South, Longitude: 3° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.91 meters/second, 1511.7 km/hour, 939.3 miles/hour or 816.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.66 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 24' 59.7"939.01 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth939.01 mi
24 hours14° 02' 16.3"914.36 mieast0° 36' 01.1"41.29 minorth916.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 6:08 PM463 km288 miles250 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuandaThu 7:08 PM2192 km1362 miles1184 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Thu 8:08 PM2193 km1363 miles1184 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméThu 6:08 PM2495 km1551 miles1347 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleThu 7:08 PM2650 km1647 miles1431 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaThu 7:08 PM2681 km1666 miles1448 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleThu 7:08 PM2683 km1667 miles1449 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownThu 8:08 PM2705 km1681 miles1460 nmSoutheast SE
AbidjanThu 6:08 PM2766 km1719 miles1493 nmNorth N
AccraThu 6:08 PM2818 km1751 miles1522 nmNorth N
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