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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 12:35 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:03 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° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.29 meters/second, 1531.1 km/hour, 951.4 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"951.13 miwest0° 05' 17.6"6.07 minorth951.38 mi
24 hours13° 30' 12.1"890.14 mieast2° 36' 20.5"179.18 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 PM220 km137 miles119 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuandaFri 7:02 PM2172 km1349 miles1173 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Fri 8:02 PM2341 km1454 miles1264 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméFri 6:02 PM2351 km1461 miles1269 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleFri 7:02 PM2527 km1570 miles1365 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 6:02 PM2542 km1579 miles1373 nmNorth N
AccraFri 6:02 PM2613 km1624 miles1411 nmNorth N
KinshasaFri 7:02 PM2632 km1636 miles1421 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleFri 7:02 PM2634 km1636 miles1422 nmEast-northeast ENE
YamoussoukroFri 6:02 PM2707 km1682 miles1462 nmNorth N

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