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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 7:50:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 49' South, Longitude: 16° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.03 meters/second, 1555.3 km/hour, 966.4 miles/hour or 839.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.11 miWest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 miNorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 26' 54.9"966.23 miWest0° 07' 54.5"9.06 miNorth966.57 mi
24 hours13° 00' 24.5"869.85 miEast3° 32' 07.5"243.03 miNorth909.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 7:50 PM1210 km752 miles653 nmEast E
RecifeSat 4:50 PM2097 km1303 miles1132 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 4:50 PM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmWest W
MonroviaSat 7:50 PM2433 km1512 miles1314 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 7:50 PM2609 km1621 miles1409 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 7:50 PM2644 km1643 miles1427 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSat 4:50 PM2667 km1657 miles1440 nmWest-northwest WNW
ConakrySat 7:50 PM2713 km1686 miles1465 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroSat 7:50 PM2716 km1688 miles1467 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de JaneiroSat 4:50 PM2904 km1805 miles1568 nmWest-southwest WSW

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