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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 phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:38 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, October 26, 2013 at 11:41 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 20' North, Longitude: 10° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.60 meters/second, 1564.6 km/hour, 972.2 miles/hour or 844.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.20 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 30' 10.1"971.98 miwest0° 07' 24.2"8.48 minorth971.75 mi
24 hours11° 57' 32.1"801.53 mieast2° 34' 37.6"177.20 minorth816.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ZinderSun 12:48 AM179 km111 miles97 nmWest-southwest WSW
KanoSun 12:48 AM340 km211 miles184 nmSouthwest SW
MaradiSun 12:48 AM384 km239 miles208 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaiduguriSun 12:48 AM395 km245 miles213 nmSoutheast SE
AgadezSun 12:48 AM401 km249 miles217 nmNorthwest NW
ZariaSun 12:48 AM477 km296 miles257 nmSouthwest SW
KadunaSun 12:48 AM541 km336 miles292 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaSun 12:48 AM546 km339 miles295 nmEast-southeast ESE
MarouaSun 12:48 AM582 km362 miles314 nmSoutheast SE
SokotoSun 12:48 AM592 km368 miles320 nmWest-southwest WSW

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