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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 12, 2013 at 19:40:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 60%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:39 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 50' South, Longitude: 14° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.98 meters/second, 1555.1 km/hour, 966.3 miles/hour or 839.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.10 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 26' 54.3"966.13 miwest0° 07' 53.6"9.05 minorth966.46 mi
24 hours13° 00' 36.4"869.98 mieast3° 31' 48.9"242.68 minorth909.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 7:40 PM953 km592 miles514 nmEast E
RecifeSat 4:40 PM2342 km1455 miles1264 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaSat 7:40 PM2375 km1476 miles1283 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 7:40 PM2512 km1561 miles1357 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 7:40 PM2583 km1605 miles1395 nmNorth N
SalvadorSat 4:40 PM2597 km1614 miles1402 nmWest W
YamoussoukroSat 7:40 PM2603 km1618 miles1406 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySat 7:40 PM2694 km1674 miles1455 nmNorth N
AccraSat 7:40 PM2753 km1710 miles1486 nmNortheast NE
São ToméSat 7:40 PM2879 km1789 miles1555 nmNortheast NE
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