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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 11:37 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 54' South
Longitude: 25° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.66 meters/second, 1608.0 km/hour, 999.1 miles/hour or 868.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.65 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.4"999.09 miwest0° 10' 36.2"12.15 misouth999.01 mi
24 hours11° 44' 25.4"807.87 mieast4° 06' 06.6"281.90 misouth852.17 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 PM183 km113 miles99 nmWest W
BujumburaSat 1:40 PM537 km334 miles290 nmEast-northeast ENE
BukavuSat 1:40 PM549 km341 miles297 nmNortheast NE
LucapaSat 12:40 PM568 km353 miles307 nmWest-southwest WSW
GitegaSat 1:40 PM589 km366 miles318 nmEast-northeast ENE
ButareSat 1:40 PM620 km385 miles335 nmNortheast NE
GitaramaSat 1:40 PM656 km408 miles354 nmNortheast NE
MuyingaSat 1:40 PM660 km410 miles357 nmEast-northeast ENE
LubumbashiSat 1:40 PM685 km425 miles370 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RuhengeriSat 1:40 PM691 km429 miles373 nmNortheast NE
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