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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 Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 12:00:00 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

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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 12:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 16' South, Longitude: 17° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.02 meters/second, 1580.5 km/hour, 982.1 miles/hour or 853.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.37 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 28' 23.0"981.87 miwest0° 09' 34.2"10.96 misouth981.66 mi
24 hours12° 59' 19.4"881.19 mieast3° 31' 41.2"242.53 misouth908.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 12:00 Noon1372 km852 miles741 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeSat 9:00 AM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmWest W
MonroviaSat 12:00 Noon2079 km1292 miles1123 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 12:00 Noon2233 km1388 miles1206 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorSat 9:00 AM2295 km1426 miles1239 nmWest W
ConakrySat 12:00 Noon2334 km1450 miles1260 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 12:00 Noon2362 km1468 miles1276 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSat 12:00 Noon2413 km1499 miles1303 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaSat 9:00 AM2472 km1536 miles1335 nmWest-northwest WNW
BissauSat 12:00 Noon2565 km1594 miles1385 nmNorth N
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