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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 Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 00:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 29' North, Longitude: 32° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.43 meters/second, 1571.1 km/hour, 976.3 miles/hour or 848.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.27 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 30' 37.8"976.08 miwest0° 07' 49.8"8.97 minorth975.85 mi
24 hours11° 48' 37.7"794.49 mieast2° 46' 44.6"191.07 minorth812.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloFri 11:38 PM860 km534 miles464 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaFri 11:38 PM949 km590 miles512 nmEast E
DakarSat 12:38 AM1598 km993 miles863 nmEast E
BanjulSat 12:38 AM1690 km1050 miles912 nmEast E
NouakchottSat 12:38 AM1809 km1124 miles977 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauSat 12:38 AM1812 km1126 miles978 nmEast E
FortalezaFri 9:38 PM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ConakrySat 12:38 AM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmEast E
FreetownSat 12:38 AM2142 km1331 miles1157 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneFri 9:38 PM2405 km1494 miles1299 nmWest-southwest WSW

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