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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: 4%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, September 5, 2013 at 11:38 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 53' South, Longitude: 25° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.66 meters/second, 1608.0 km/hour, 999.2 miles/hour or 868.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.65 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.4"999.03 miwest0° 10' 36.2"12.15 misouth998.94 mi
24 hours11° 44' 24.1"807.79 mieast4° 06' 07.5"281.90 misouth852.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mbuji-MayiSat 1:40 PM212 km132 miles115 nmWest W
BujumburaSat 1:40 PM511 km318 miles276 nmEast-northeast ENE
TshikapaSat 1:40 PM523 km325 miles282 nmWest W
BukavuSat 1:40 PM527 km328 miles285 nmNortheast NE
RutanaSat 1:40 PM544 km338 miles294 nmEast-northeast ENE
GitegaSat 1:40 PM563 km350 miles304 nmEast-northeast ENE
NgoziSat 1:40 PM584 km363 miles315 nmNortheast NE
RuyigiSat 1:40 PM592 km368 miles320 nmEast-northeast ENE
LucapaSat 12:40 PM594 km369 miles321 nmWest-southwest WSW
ButareSat 1:40 PM596 km370 miles322 nmNortheast NE

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