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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 22:10:00 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: 92%

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 22:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 52' South, Longitude: 7° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.59 meters/second, 1586.1 km/hour, 985.6 miles/hour or 856.4 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 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 27' 37.4"985.44 miwest0° 10' 35.5"12.13 minorth985.78 mi
24 hours12° 45' 17.6"869.23 mieast4° 26' 59.4"305.80 minorth926.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 10:10 PM689 km428 miles372 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbidjanMon 10:10 PM1717 km1067 miles927 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaMon 10:10 PM1834 km1140 miles990 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroMon 10:10 PM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmNorth N
AccraMon 10:10 PM1874 km1165 miles1012 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméMon 10:10 PM1914 km1190 miles1034 nmNortheast NE
LomeMon 10:10 PM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoMon 11:10 PM2113 km1313 miles1141 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 10:10 PM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LagosMon 11:10 PM2153 km1338 miles1162 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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