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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 11:42 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:51 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° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.96 meters/second, 1601.9 km/hour, 995.4 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"995.20 miwest0° 10' 32.4"12.07 misouth995.08 mi
24 hours12° 17' 10.1"843.20 mieast4° 03' 19.5"278.71 misouth883.84 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 AM669 km416 miles361 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 8:50 AM838 km521 miles453 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 8:50 AM1302 km809 miles703 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 8:50 AM1379 km857 miles744 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownFri 11:50 AM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 11:50 AM2366 km1470 miles1278 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 11:50 AM2385 km1482 miles1288 nmNortheast NE
BelémFri 8:50 AM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Fri 9:50 AM2433 km1512 miles1314 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 9:50 AM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmSouthwest SW
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