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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 20:00:00 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 20:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 48' South, Longitude: 19° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.07 meters/second, 1555.5 km/hour, 966.5 miles/hour or 839.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.11 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 26' 55.2"966.34 miwest0° 07' 55.4"9.08 minorth966.67 mi
24 hours13° 00' 12.8"869.71 mieast3° 32' 25.8"243.39 minorth909.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 8:00 PM1467 km912 miles792 nmEast E
RecifeSat 5:00 PM1850 km1149 miles999 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 5:00 PM2079 km1292 miles1122 nmWest W
FortalezaSat 5:00 PM2439 km1515 miles1317 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaSat 8:00 PM2517 km1564 miles1359 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 8:00 PM2661 km1654 miles1437 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de JaneiroSat 5:00 PM2666 km1657 miles1440 nmWest-southwest WSW
ConakrySat 8:00 PM2758 km1714 miles1489 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanSat 8:00 PM2794 km1736 miles1509 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSat 8:00 PM2850 km1771 miles1539 nmNortheast NE

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