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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 09' South, Longitude: 8° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.21 meters/second, 1581.1 km/hour, 982.5 miles/hour or 853.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.37 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 28' 25.8"982.27 miwest0° 09' 36.4"11.01 misouth982.06 mi
24 hours12° 58' 10.2"880.20 mieast3° 32' 46.3"243.77 misouth907.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 11:20 AM587 km364 miles317 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbidjanSat 11:20 AM1877 km1166 miles1013 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaSat 11:20 AM1956 km1215 miles1056 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroSat 11:20 AM2012 km1250 miles1086 nmNorth N
AccraSat 11:20 AM2043 km1269 miles1103 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméSat 11:20 AM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmNortheast NE
LomeSat 11:20 AM2172 km1350 miles1173 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 11:20 AM2246 km1396 miles1213 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoSat 12:20 PM2283 km1419 miles1233 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosSat 12:20 PM2323 km1444 miles1254 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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