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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 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 54' South, Longitude: 6° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.90 meters/second, 1594.4 km/hour, 990.7 miles/hour or 860.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.51 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 misouth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 29' 41.7"990.57 miwest0° 10' 10.0"11.64 misouth990.40 mi
24 hours12° 23' 31.7"846.88 mieast3° 50' 20.5"263.87 misouth882.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 12:34 PM780 km484 miles421 nmSouth S
AbidjanSat 12:34 PM1593 km990 miles860 nmNorth N
AccraSat 12:34 PM1735 km1078 miles937 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSat 12:34 PM1742 km1082 miles941 nmNorth N
MonroviaSat 12:34 PM1756 km1091 miles948 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São ToméSat 12:34 PM1769 km1099 miles955 nmNortheast NE
LomeSat 12:34 PM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoSat 1:34 PM1969 km1223 miles1063 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosSat 1:34 PM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSat 1:34 PM2027 km1259 miles1094 nmEast-northeast ENE

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