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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 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: 93%

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 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 19' North, Longitude: 32° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.25 meters/second, 1577.7 km/hour, 980.3 miles/hour or 851.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.34 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.1"980.18 miwest0° 08' 37.4"9.88 minorth979.96 mi
24 hours11° 54' 10.3"804.43 mieast3° 05' 34.2"212.62 minorth827.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KostiSun 2:38 AM94 km58 miles51 nmNorth N
Al-UbayyidSun 2:38 AM287 km179 miles155 nmWest-northwest WNW
MalakalSun 2:38 AM329 km205 miles178 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KhartoumSun 2:38 AM364 km226 miles197 nmNorth N
Bahir DarSun 2:38 AM515 km320 miles278 nmEast E
GondarSun 2:38 AM518 km322 miles280 nmEast E
TeseneySun 2:38 AM526 km327 miles284 nmNortheast NE
KassalaSun 2:38 AM528 km328 miles285 nmNortheast NE
NekemteSun 2:38 AM551 km342 miles298 nmSoutheast SE
JimmaSun 2:38 AM684 km425 miles370 nmSoutheast SE
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