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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: 81%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:03 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:38 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 14, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 57' South, Longitude: 6° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.69 meters/second, 1600.9 km/hour, 994.7 miles/hour or 864.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.58 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 29' 09.6"994.65 miwest0° 10' 57.4"12.55 minorth994.92 mi
24 hours12° 11' 01.8"836.59 mieast4° 29' 57.3"309.16 minorth894.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 8:50 PM994 km617 miles536 nmSouth S
AbidjanMon 8:50 PM1377 km856 miles743 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroMon 8:50 PM1526 km948 miles824 nmNorth N
AccraMon 8:50 PM1530 km951 miles826 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaMon 8:50 PM1557 km967 miles841 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São ToméMon 8:50 PM1639 km1018 miles885 nmEast-northeast ENE
LomeMon 8:50 PM1660 km1032 miles897 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoMon 9:50 PM1775 km1103 miles958 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosMon 9:50 PM1817 km1129 miles981 nmNortheast NE
FreetownMon 8:50 PM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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