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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: 44%
Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:50 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, November 10, 2013 at 5:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 17:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 24' South
Longitude: 6° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.81 meters/second, 1572.5 km/hour, 977.1 miles/hour or 849.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.29 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 27' 40.1"977.05 miwest0° 09' 15.9"10.61 minorth977.39 mi
24 hours12° 39' 19.1"855.06 mieast3° 58' 26.1"273.15 minorth903.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 5:58 PM410 km255 miles222 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbidjanSat 5:58 PM1986 km1234 miles1072 nmNorth N
São ToméSat 5:58 PM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaSat 5:58 PM2115 km1314 miles1142 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AccraSat 5:58 PM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSat 5:58 PM2133 km1326 miles1152 nmNorth N
LomeSat 5:58 PM2238 km1391 miles1209 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSat 6:58 PM2238 km1391 miles1209 nmEast E
LibrevilleSat 6:58 PM2296 km1426 miles1240 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoSat 6:58 PM2340 km1454 miles1264 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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