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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: 99%

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 Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 23:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 60' North, Longitude: 8° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.31 meters/second, 1603.1 km/hour, 996.1 miles/hour or 865.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 26.3"996.03 miwest0° 10' 28.4"12.00 minorth995.91 mi
24 hours11° 50' 19.1"812.82 mieast3° 57' 16.1"271.77 minorth853.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManThu 11:28 PM99 km62 miles54 nmEast-northeast ENE
NzérékoréThu 11:28 PM99 km62 miles54 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GbarngaThu 11:28 PM124 km77 miles67 nmWest W
DaloaThu 11:28 PM210 km130 miles113 nmEast E
KakataThu 11:28 PM228 km141 miles123 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaThu 11:28 PM282 km175 miles152 nmWest-southwest WSW
HarperThu 11:28 PM298 km185 miles161 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San PédroThu 11:28 PM312 km194 miles168 nmSoutheast SE
KenemaThu 11:28 PM329 km204 miles178 nmWest-northwest WNW
YamoussoukroThu 11:28 PM339 km211 miles183 nmEast E

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