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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: 5%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, October 26, 2013 at 11:41 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:50 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 11:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 11' South, Longitude: 27° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.96 meters/second, 1601.9 km/hour, 995.3 miles/hour or 864.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.59 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 30' 03.9"995.26 miwest0° 10' 32.4"12.07 misouth995.14 mi
24 hours12° 17' 12.1"843.29 mieast4° 03' 18.4"278.71 misouth883.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaFri 9:50 AM644 km400 miles348 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeFri 8:50 AM809 km503 miles437 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 8:50 AM1274 km791 miles688 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 8:50 AM1352 km840 miles730 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownFri 11:50 AM2355 km1463 miles1272 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 11:50 AM2390 km1485 miles1290 nmNortheast NE
BelémFri 8:50 AM2401 km1492 miles1297 nmWest-northwest WNW
ConakryFri 11:50 AM2405 km1494 miles1298 nmNortheast NE
Brasilia *Fri 9:50 AM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 9:50 AM2415 km1501 miles1304 nmSouthwest SW
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