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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 Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 23:38:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 93%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, November 10, 2013 at 5:59 AM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, November 17, 2013 at 3:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 51' North, Longitude: 29° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.30 meters/second, 1592.3 km/hour, 989.4 miles/hour or 859.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.49 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.3"989.26 miwest0° 09' 25.7"10.80 minorth989.08 mi
24 hours11° 40' 38.6"795.85 mieast3° 29' 31.3"240.03 minorth826.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaThu 10:38 PM824 km512 miles445 nmNortheast NE
MindeloThu 10:38 PM895 km556 miles483 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarThu 11:38 PM1374 km854 miles742 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulThu 11:38 PM1420 km882 miles767 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauThu 11:38 PM1492 km927 miles806 nmEast E
NouakchottThu 11:38 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmNortheast NE
ConakryThu 11:38 PM1687 km1048 miles911 nmEast E
FreetownThu 11:38 PM1748 km1086 miles944 nmEast E
FortalezaThu 8:38 PM1837 km1141 miles992 nmSouthwest SW
MonroviaThu 11:38 PM2051 km1275 miles1108 nmEast E
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