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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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
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 Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 11:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 46' South
Longitude: 2° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.00 meters/second, 1555.2 km/hour, 966.4 miles/hour or 839.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.11 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 26' 36.8"966.18 miwest0° 07' 53.2"9.04 misouth965.93 mi
24 hours13° 40' 11.1"914.43 mieast2° 42' 49.5"186.61 misouth927.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 11:50 AM385 km239 miles208 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuandaSun 12:50 PM1818 km1130 miles982 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSun 11:50 AM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSun 12:50 PM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Sun 1:50 PM2222 km1381 miles1200 nmEast-southeast ESE
AbidjanSun 11:50 AM2229 km1385 miles1204 nmNorth N
KinshasaSun 12:50 PM2253 km1400 miles1217 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleSun 12:50 PM2254 km1401 miles1217 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraSun 11:50 AM2259 km1404 miles1220 nmNorth N
LomeSun 11:50 AM2344 km1457 miles1266 nmNorth N
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