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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 36%

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 Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 13' South, Longitude: 3° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.10 meters/second, 1516.0 km/hour, 942.0 miles/hour or 818.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.70 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 25' 00.2"941.71 miwest0° 02' 16.6"2.61 minorth941.82 mi
24 hours13° 52' 55.5"906.81 mieast1° 28' 40.3"101.64 minorth916.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 5:02 PM413 km257 miles223 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuandaThu 6:02 PM2173 km1351 miles1174 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Thu 7:02 PM2212 km1375 miles1194 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméThu 5:02 PM2454 km1525 miles1325 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleThu 6:02 PM2613 km1624 miles1411 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaThu 6:02 PM2657 km1651 miles1435 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleThu 6:02 PM2659 km1652 miles1436 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanThu 5:02 PM2714 km1687 miles1466 nmNorth N
Cape TownThu 7:02 PM2744 km1705 miles1482 nmSoutheast SE
AccraThu 5:02 PM2769 km1720 miles1495 nmNorth N
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