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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: 100%

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 Friday, October 18, 2013 at 22:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 48' North, Longitude: 17° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.69 meters/second, 1586.5 km/hour, 985.8 miles/hour or 856.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.43 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.9"985.65 miwest0° 09' 13.7"10.57 minorth985.45 mi
24 hours11° 53' 35.1"808.15 mieast3° 22' 28.9"231.98 minorth835.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MongoFri 11:28 PM172 km107 miles93 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SarhFri 11:28 PM187 km116 miles101 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoundouFri 11:28 PM325 km202 miles175 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaFri 11:28 PM353 km219 miles191 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoussoroFri 11:28 PM356 km221 miles192 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MarouaFri 11:28 PM402 km250 miles217 nmWest W
Kaga-BandoroFri 11:28 PM439 km273 miles237 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbéchéFri 11:28 PM456 km283 miles246 nmNortheast NE
BozoumFri 11:28 PM526 km327 miles284 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BiraoFri 11:28 PM527 km327 miles284 nmEast E

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