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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 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 48' South, Longitude: 18° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.85 meters/second, 1601.5 km/hour, 995.1 miles/hour or 864.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.58 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 29' 11.4"995.01 miwest0° 10' 59.0"12.58 minorth995.27 mi
24 hours12° 10' 24.8"836.15 mieast4° 30' 22.3"309.63 minorth894.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaMon 9:40 PM1666 km1035 miles900 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownMon 9:40 PM1693 km1052 miles914 nmSoutheast SE
FreetownMon 9:40 PM1778 km1105 miles960 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeMon 6:40 PM1848 km1148 miles998 nmWest W
ConakryMon 9:40 PM1871 km1162 miles1010 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanMon 9:40 PM2067 km1285 miles1116 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroMon 9:40 PM2080 km1292 miles1123 nmNortheast NE
BissauMon 9:40 PM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmNorth N
BanjulMon 9:40 PM2246 km1396 miles1213 nmNorth N
FortalezaMon 6:40 PM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmWest W

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