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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 Monday, October 14, 2013 at 21:40:00 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: 81%

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 Monday, October 14, 2013 at 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 48' South, Longitude: 17° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.85 meters/second, 1601.4 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 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 29' 11.3"995.00 miwest0° 10' 59.0"12.58 minorth995.27 mi
24 hours12° 10' 25.5"836.16 mieast4° 30' 21.9"309.62 minorth894.50 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 PM1652 km1027 miles892 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownMon 9:40 PM1670 km1037 miles902 nmSoutheast SE
FreetownMon 9:40 PM1769 km1099 miles955 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 9:40 PM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeMon 6:40 PM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmWest W
AbidjanMon 9:40 PM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroMon 9:40 PM2059 km1280 miles1112 nmNortheast NE
BissauMon 9:40 PM2080 km1292 miles1123 nmNorth N
BanjulMon 9:40 PM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmNorth N
FortalezaMon 6:40 PM2315 km1438 miles1250 nmWest W

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