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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 Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 22:38:00 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: 99%

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 Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 22:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 51' North, Longitude: 4° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.45 meters/second, 1603.6 km/hour, 996.5 miles/hour or 865.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.61 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 26.3"996.34 miwest0° 10' 30.6"12.04 minorth996.23 mi
24 hours11° 50' 14.4"812.98 mieast3° 58' 22.0"273.03 minorth853.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IbadanThu 11:38 PM60 km37 miles32 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AbeokutaThu 11:38 PM81 km51 miles44 nmWest-northwest WNW
LagosThu 11:38 PM86 km53 miles46 nmWest-southwest WSW
Porto NovoThu 11:38 PM159 km99 miles86 nmWest-southwest WSW
CotonouThu 11:38 PM182 km113 miles98 nmWest-southwest WSW
Benin CityThu 11:38 PM187 km116 miles101 nmEast-southeast ESE
SavéThu 11:38 PM214 km133 miles116 nmNorthwest NW
BohiconThu 11:38 PM219 km136 miles118 nmWest W
ParakouThu 11:38 PM315 km196 miles170 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeThu 10:38 PM319 km198 miles172 nmWest-southwest WSW
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