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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 Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 00:38:00 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: 97%

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 Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 00:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 42' North, Longitude: 6° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.36 meters/second, 1596.1 km/hour, 991.8 miles/hour or 861.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.53 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 30' 09.5"991.64 miwest0° 10' 08.2"11.61 minorth991.48 mi
24 hours11° 55' 03.1"814.89 mieast3° 45' 51.6"258.73 minorth850.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbujaSat 1:38 AM137 km85 miles74 nmEast-northeast ENE
KadunaSat 1:38 AM238 km148 miles128 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MakurdiSat 1:38 AM268 km167 miles145 nmEast-southeast ESE
Benin CitySat 1:38 AM271 km168 miles146 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EnuguSat 1:38 AM282 km175 miles152 nmSouth-southeast SSE
IbadanSat 1:38 AM301 km187 miles163 nmWest-southwest WSW
ZariaSat 1:38 AM304 km189 miles164 nmNorth-northeast NNE
OwerriSat 1:38 AM365 km227 miles197 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbeokutaSat 1:38 AM366 km228 miles198 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParakouSat 1:38 AM409 km254 miles221 nmWest W

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