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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 12:35 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 55' South, Longitude: 8° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.87 meters/second, 1594.3 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' 41.2"990.50 miwest0° 10' 09.6"11.64 misouth990.34 mi
24 hours12° 23' 41.9"847.03 mieast3° 50' 11.3"263.69 misouth882.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 12:40 PM814 km506 miles440 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbidjanSat 12:40 PM1636 km1017 miles883 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaSat 12:40 PM1713 km1065 miles925 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroSat 12:40 PM1767 km1098 miles954 nmNorth N
AccraSat 12:40 PM1819 km1131 miles982 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméSat 12:40 PM1929 km1199 miles1042 nmEast-northeast ENE
LomeSat 12:40 PM1955 km1215 miles1055 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 12:40 PM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoSat 1:40 PM2073 km1288 miles1119 nmNortheast NE
LagosSat 1:40 PM2117 km1315 miles1143 nmNortheast NE

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