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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 phaseNew MoonSaturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:36 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 43' South, Longitude: 9° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.14 meters/second, 1595.3 km/hour, 991.3 miles/hour or 861.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.52 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 29' 45.2"991.12 miwest0° 10' 12.5"11.69 misouth990.96 mi
24 hours12° 22' 00.7"845.57 mieast3° 51' 42.0"265.42 misouth881.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaSat 12:30 PM448 km278 miles242 nmEast E
CabindaSat 12:30 PM484 km300 miles261 nmNortheast NE
Pointe-NoireSat 12:30 PM528 km328 miles285 nmNortheast NE
DolisieSat 12:30 PM632 km393 miles342 nmNortheast NE
UígeSat 12:30 PM661 km411 miles357 nmEast E
MalanjeSat 12:30 PM794 km493 miles429 nmEast E
LubangoSat 12:30 PM832 km517 miles449 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaSat 12:30 PM835 km519 miles451 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 12:30 PM837 km520 miles452 nmNortheast NE
HuamboSat 12:30 PM847 km526 miles457 nmEast-southeast ESE

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