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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 Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 17:08:00 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

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 17:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 13' South, Longitude: 5° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.11 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
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.70 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 25' 00.3"941.73 miwest0° 02' 17.4"2.62 minorth941.85 mi
24 hours13° 52' 51.4"906.75 mieast1° 28' 57.8"101.98 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 5:08 PM367 km228 miles198 nmNorth N
LuandaThu 6:08 PM2307 km1433 miles1245 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Thu 7:08 PM2360 km1466 miles1274 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméThu 5:08 PM2532 km1573 miles1367 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleThu 6:08 PM2704 km1680 miles1460 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanThu 5:08 PM2718 km1689 miles1467 nmNorth N
KinshasaThu 6:08 PM2781 km1728 miles1502 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleThu 6:08 PM2783 km1729 miles1503 nmNortheast NE
AccraThu 5:08 PM2796 km1737 miles1509 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownThu 7:08 PM2860 km1777 miles1544 nmSoutheast SE

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