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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: 48%

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 Friday, October 11, 2013 at 18:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 39' South, Longitude: 4° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.29 meters/second, 1531.0 km/hour, 951.3 miles/hour or 826.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.86 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 25' 44.4"951.12 miwest0° 05' 17.5"6.07 minorth951.37 mi
24 hours13° 30' 13.4"890.15 mieast2° 36' 17.8"179.12 minorth913.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 6:02 PM236 km147 miles127 nmNorthwest NW
LuandaFri 7:02 PM2146 km1333 miles1159 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Fri 8:02 PM2313 km1437 miles1249 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméFri 6:02 PM2336 km1451 miles1261 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleFri 7:02 PM2510 km1559 miles1355 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 6:02 PM2541 km1579 miles1372 nmNorth N
AccraFri 6:02 PM2608 km1620 miles1408 nmNorth N
KinshasaFri 7:02 PM2608 km1621 miles1408 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleFri 7:02 PM2610 km1621 miles1409 nmEast-northeast ENE
LomeFri 6:02 PM2703 km1679 miles1459 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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