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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 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 22' North
Longitude: 20° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.63 meters/second, 1571.9 km/hour, 976.7 miles/hour or 848.7 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' 38.5"976.60 miwest0° 07' 53.4"9.04 minorth976.38 mi
24 hours11° 48' 21.9"794.62 mieast2° 48' 18.7"192.88 minorth812.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DakarFri 11:48 PM321 km200 miles173 nmEast-northeast ENE
SerekundaFri 11:48 PM369 km230 miles199 nmEast E
ThièsFri 11:48 PM376 km234 miles203 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulFri 11:48 PM381 km237 miles206 nmEast E
PraiaFri 10:48 PM407 km253 miles220 nmWest-northwest WNW
ZiguinchorFri 11:48 PM424 km263 miles229 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santa MariaFri 10:48 PM468 km291 miles253 nmNorthwest NW
ToubaFri 11:48 PM484 km301 miles261 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint-LouisFri 11:48 PM485 km301 miles262 nmNortheast NE
FarafenniFri 11:48 PM487 km303 miles263 nmEast E
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