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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 22:00:00 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: 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 22:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 44' South, Longitude: 22° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.91 meters/second, 1601.7 km/hour, 995.2 miles/hour or 864.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.59 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 29' 12.1"995.14 miwest0° 10' 59.7"12.59 minorth995.40 mi
24 hours12° 10' 11.0"835.99 mieast4° 30' 31.5"309.81 minorth894.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeMon 7:00 PM1348 km838 miles728 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 7:00 PM1786 km1110 miles964 nmWest W
SalvadorMon 7:00 PM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaMon 10:00 PM1961 km1218 miles1059 nmNortheast NE
FreetownMon 10:00 PM1988 km1235 miles1073 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 10:00 PM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownMon 10:00 PM2116 km1315 miles1143 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauMon 10:00 PM2205 km1370 miles1190 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulMon 10:00 PM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaMon 9:00 PM2397 km1489 miles1294 nmNorth N
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