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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 Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 21:10:00 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: 84%

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 Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 55' South, Longitude: 5° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.54 meters/second, 1560.7 km/hour, 969.8 miles/hour or 842.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.16 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 26' 29.6"969.62 miwest0° 08' 47.0"10.06 minorth969.98 mi
24 hours13° 11' 40.9"885.93 mieast3° 52' 21.5"266.20 minorth931.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 9:10 PM223 km139 miles120 nmSouth S
São ToméSun 9:10 PM2108 km1310 miles1138 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSun 9:10 PM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmNorth N
LuandaSun 10:10 PM2168 km1347 miles1170 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraSun 9:10 PM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSun 9:10 PM2295 km1426 miles1239 nmNorth N
MonroviaSun 9:10 PM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LibrevilleSun 10:10 PM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmNortheast NE
LomeSun 9:10 PM2355 km1463 miles1272 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoSun 10:10 PM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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