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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 21:40:00 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 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 51' South, Longitude: 13° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.69 meters/second, 1561.3 km/hour, 970.1 miles/hour or 843.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.17 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 26' 30.8"969.95 miwest0° 08' 49.6"10.11 minorth970.31 mi
24 hours13° 11' 08.3"885.60 mieast3° 53' 14.2"267.20 minorth931.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 9:40 PM835 km519 miles451 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaSun 9:40 PM2246 km1395 miles1213 nmNorth N
AbidjanSun 9:40 PM2349 km1460 miles1268 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSun 9:40 PM2447 km1520 miles1321 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeSun 6:40 PM2455 km1525 miles1325 nmWest-northwest WNW
FreetownSun 9:40 PM2470 km1535 miles1334 nmNorth N
AccraSun 9:40 PM2580 km1603 miles1393 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySun 9:40 PM2584 km1606 miles1395 nmNorth N
São ToméSun 9:40 PM2698 km1677 miles1457 nmNortheast NE
LomeSun 9:40 PM2723 km1692 miles1470 nmNortheast NE
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