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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 Friday, October 4, 2013 at 12:34:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, September 27, 2013 at 3:57 AM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 41' South, Longitude: 18° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.41 meters/second, 1610.7 km/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.68 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.6"1000.71 miwest0° 10' 48.9"12.39 misouth1000.65 mi
24 hours11° 51' 23.5"817.40 mieast4° 13' 21.4"290.17 misouth864.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaFri 12:34 PM1465 km910 miles791 nmNortheast NE
FreetownFri 12:34 PM1555 km966 miles840 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 12:34 PM1644 km1022 miles888 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownFri 12:34 PM1843 km1145 miles995 nmSoutheast SE
BissauFri 12:34 PM1851 km1150 miles999 nmNorth N
RecifeFri 9:34 AM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmWest-southwest WSW
YamoussoukroFri 12:34 PM1914 km1189 miles1033 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 12:34 PM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmNortheast NE
BanjulFri 12:34 PM2012 km1250 miles1087 nmNorth N
DakarFri 12:34 PM2141 km1331 miles1156 nmNorth N

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