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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 Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 00:48:00 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 phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:39 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, October 26, 2013 at 11:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 00:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 09' North, Longitude: 15° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.16 meters/second, 1584.6 km/hour, 984.6 miles/hour or 855.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.41 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.0"984.45 miwest0° 09' 04.7"10.40 minorth984.25 mi
24 hours11° 53' 58.9"807.63 mieast3° 18' 28.7"227.40 minorth834.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BissauSat 12:48 AM79 km49 miles43 nmNorth N
BokéSat 12:48 AM143 km89 miles77 nmEast E
BafatáSat 12:48 AM151 km94 miles82 nmNortheast NE
ZiguinchorSat 12:48 AM175 km109 miles94 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GabúSat 12:48 AM194 km120 miles105 nmNortheast NE
FarafenniSat 12:48 AM268 km167 miles145 nmNorth N
ConakrySat 12:48 AM273 km170 miles147 nmSoutheast SE
BanjulSat 12:48 AM277 km172 miles149 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SerekundaSat 12:48 AM281 km174 miles151 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KindiaSat 12:48 AM321 km200 miles174 nmEast-southeast ESE
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