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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: 97%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, November 10, 2013 at 5:58 AM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, November 17, 2013 at 3:16 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 15, 2013 at 23:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 20' North
Longitude: 15° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.72 meters/second, 1572.2 km/hour, 976.9 miles/hour or 848.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.28 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 30' 38.6"976.78 miwest0° 07' 54.7"9.07 minorth976.56 mi
24 hours11° 48' 15.7"794.64 mieast2° 48' 56.1"193.59 minorth813.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FarafenniFri 11:28 PM46 km28 miles25 nmNorthwest NW
BanjulFri 11:28 PM144 km89 miles77 nmWest W
BafatáFri 11:28 PM144 km89 miles78 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SerekundaFri 11:28 PM155 km96 miles84 nmWest W
GabúFri 11:28 PM161 km100 miles87 nmSoutheast SE
BissauFri 11:28 PM166 km103 miles90 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ToubaFri 11:28 PM183 km114 miles99 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ThièsFri 11:28 PM243 km151 miles131 nmNorthwest NW
DakarFri 11:28 PM278 km173 miles150 nmWest-northwest WNW
BokéFri 11:28 PM285 km177 miles154 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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