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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 Sunday, October 20, 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: 96%

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 Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 54' North, Longitude: 25° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.18 meters/second, 1545.0 km/hour, 960.0 miles/hour or 834.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.00 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 30' 03.2"959.80 miwest0° 05' 22.3"6.16 minorth959.59 mi
24 hours11° 58' 36.1"792.79 mieast1° 43' 30.3"118.64 minorth797.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Al-FashirMon 2:38 AM362 km225 miles196 nmSouth S
FadaMon 12:38 AM387 km240 miles209 nmWest W
AbéchéMon 12:38 AM578 km359 miles312 nmSouthwest SW
Faya-LargeauMon 12:38 AM658 km409 miles355 nmWest W
Al-UbayyidMon 2:38 AM678 km421 miles366 nmSoutheast SE
KhartoumMon 2:38 AM797 km495 miles430 nmEast E
MongoMon 12:38 AM874 km543 miles472 nmSouthwest SW
KostiMon 2:38 AM902 km561 miles487 nmEast-southeast ESE
MoussoroMon 12:38 AM1002 km623 miles541 nmWest-southwest WSW
NdjamenaMon 12:38 AM1215 km755 miles656 nmWest-southwest WSW
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