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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 21:20:00 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 21:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 54' South, Longitude: 8° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.59 meters/second, 1560.9 km/hour, 969.9 miles/hour or 842.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.16 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 26' 30.0"969.73 miwest0° 08' 47.9"10.08 minorth970.09 mi
24 hours13° 11' 30.0"885.82 mieast3° 52' 39.1"266.53 minorth931.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 9:20 PM362 km225 miles196 nmSoutheast SE
AbidjanSun 9:20 PM2179 km1354 miles1177 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaSun 9:20 PM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmNorth N
São ToméSun 9:20 PM2291 km1424 miles1237 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSun 9:20 PM2316 km1439 miles1251 nmNorth N
AccraSun 9:20 PM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSun 10:20 PM2421 km1505 miles1307 nmEast E
LomeSun 9:20 PM2455 km1526 miles1326 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSun 10:20 PM2521 km1567 miles1361 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSun 9:20 PM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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