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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 55' South, Longitude: 7° 45' 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"990.51 miwest0° 10' 09.6"11.64 misouth990.35 mi
24 hours12° 23' 40.4"847.01 mieast3° 50' 12.7"263.72 misouth882.26 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 PM806 km501 miles435 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbidjanSat 12:40 PM1628 km1011 miles879 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaSat 12:40 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroSat 12:40 PM1762 km1095 miles951 nmNorth N
AccraSat 12:40 PM1805 km1122 miles975 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméSat 12:40 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmEast-northeast ENE
LomeSat 12:40 PM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 12:40 PM2019 km1254 miles1090 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoSat 1:40 PM2056 km1277 miles1110 nmNortheast NE
LagosSat 1:40 PM2099 km1304 miles1133 nmNortheast NE

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