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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 Monday, September 16, 2013 at 21:50:00 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: 91%

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 Monday, September 16, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 56' South, Longitude: 2° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.50 meters/second, 1585.8 km/hour, 985.4 miles/hour or 856.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.42 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 27' 36.4"985.25 miwest0° 10' 34.4"12.11 minorth985.58 mi
24 hours12° 45' 37.4"869.45 mieast4° 26' 39.4"305.42 minorth926.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 9:50 PM754 km469 miles407 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São ToméMon 9:50 PM1521 km945 miles821 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanMon 9:50 PM1696 km1054 miles916 nmNorth N
LuandaMon 10:50 PM1721 km1070 miles929 nmEast E
AccraMon 9:50 PM1729 km1074 miles934 nmNorth N
LibrevilleMon 10:50 PM1740 km1081 miles940 nmNortheast NE
LomeMon 9:50 PM1821 km1132 miles983 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroMon 9:50 PM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmNorth N
Porto NovoMon 10:50 PM1900 km1180 miles1026 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosMon 10:50 PM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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