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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

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 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 31' South, Longitude: 5° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.53 meters/second, 1611.1 km/hour, 1001.1 miles/hour or 869.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.68 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.1"1000.98 miwest0° 10' 49.7"12.40 misouth1000.93 mi
24 hours11° 50' 17.6"816.32 mieast4° 13' 55.2"290.81 misouth863.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbidjanFri 11:40 AM1094 km680 miles591 nmNorth N
AccraFri 11:40 AM1238 km769 miles668 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 11:40 AM1254 km779 miles677 nmNorth N
JamestownFri 11:40 AM1264 km785 miles682 nmSouth S
MonroviaFri 11:40 AM1356 km843 miles732 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeFri 11:40 AM1370 km851 miles740 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméFri 11:40 AM1420 km882 miles767 nmEast-northeast ENE
Porto NovoFri 12:40 PM1488 km925 miles804 nmNortheast NE
LagosFri 12:40 PM1533 km953 miles828 nmNortheast NE
FreetownFri 11:40 AM1699 km1055 miles917 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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