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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 Friday, October 18, 2013 at 23:38:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM
This phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:39 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, October 26, 2013 at 11:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 18, 2013 at 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 58' North, Longitude: 1° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.43 meters/second, 1585.6 km/hour, 985.2 miles/hour or 856.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.42 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.3"985.06 miwest0° 09' 09.2"10.49 minorth984.86 mi
24 hours11° 53' 47.0"807.89 mieast3° 20' 30.3"229.72 minorth835.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NatitingouSat 12:38 AM74 km46 miles40 nmSouth S
MangoFri 11:38 PM117 km73 miles63 nmSouthwest SW
DjougouSat 12:38 AM144 km90 miles78 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KaraFri 11:38 PM158 km98 miles86 nmSouth S
Fada N'gourmaFri 11:38 PM163 km101 miles88 nmNorthwest NW
KandiSat 12:38 AM175 km108 miles94 nmEast E
SokodéFri 11:38 PM221 km137 miles119 nmSouth S
ParakouSat 12:38 AM229 km142 miles124 nmSoutheast SE
NiameySat 12:38 AM293 km182 miles158 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TamaleFri 11:38 PM296 km184 miles160 nmSouthwest SW

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