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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 Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 23:38:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:15 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, September 27, 2013 at 3:57 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 12' North, Longitude: 8° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.16 meters/second, 1609.8 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 29' 54.3"1000.17 miwest0° 11' 17.4"12.93 minorth1000.13 mi
24 hours11° 58' 59.7"826.67 mieast4° 19' 25.3"297.11 minorth875.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalaboFri 12:38 AM50 km31 miles27 nmSouth S
LubaFri 12:38 AM87 km54 miles47 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DoualaFri 12:38 AM101 km63 miles54 nmEast E
UyoFri 12:38 AM134 km83 miles72 nmNorthwest NW
Port HarcourtFri 12:38 AM211 km131 miles114 nmWest-northwest WNW
OwerriFri 12:38 AM243 km151 miles131 nmNorthwest NW
BamendaFri 12:38 AM244 km152 miles132 nmNortheast NE
AbakalikiFri 12:38 AM247 km154 miles134 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BataFri 12:38 AM280 km174 miles151 nmSouth-southeast SSE
EnuguFri 12:38 AM287 km179 miles155 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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