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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 11:13 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, September 27, 2013 at 3:56 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 20, 2013 at 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 34' North
Longitude: 18° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.52 meters/second, 1596.7 km/hour, 992.1 miles/hour or 862.1 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"0.19 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 30' 09.3"992.06 miwest0° 10' 11.0"11.66 minorth991.91 mi
24 hours11° 55' 07.1"815.32 mieast3° 47' 08.4"260.21 minorth851.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SarhSat 12:48 AM72 km45 miles39 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoundouSat 12:48 AM224 km139 miles121 nmWest W
BambariSat 12:48 AM420 km261 miles227 nmSoutheast SE
BanguiSat 12:48 AM467 km290 miles252 nmSouth S
BimboSat 12:48 AM477 km296 miles258 nmSouth S
NdjamenaSat 12:48 AM516 km320 miles278 nmNorthwest NW
GarouaSat 12:48 AM524 km326 miles283 nmWest W
BerbératiSat 12:48 AM540 km336 miles292 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaiduguriSat 12:48 AM652 km405 miles352 nmNorthwest NW
YaoundéSat 12:48 AM896 km557 miles484 nmSouthwest SW
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