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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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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 Friday, September 20, 2013 at 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 32' North, Longitude: 20° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.55 meters/second, 1596.8 km/hour, 992.2 miles/hour or 862.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.54 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 30' 09.2"992.08 miwest0° 10' 11.6"11.68 minorth991.92 mi
24 hours11° 55' 07.9"815.35 mieast3° 47' 25.8"260.52 minorth851.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kaga-BandoroSat 12:38 AM245 km152 miles132 nmSouthwest SW
BriaSat 12:38 AM257 km160 miles139 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SarhSat 12:38 AM273 km170 miles148 nmWest-northwest WNW
BiraoSat 12:38 AM293 km182 miles158 nmNortheast NE
BambariSat 12:38 AM306 km190 miles165 nmSouth S
MongoSat 12:38 AM466 km290 miles252 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoundouSat 12:38 AM520 km323 miles281 nmWest W
BanguiSat 12:38 AM523 km325 miles282 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BimboSat 12:38 AM542 km337 miles292 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BozoumSat 12:38 AM545 km339 miles294 nmWest-southwest WSW
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