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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: 46%

Previous phaseNew MoonSaturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:36 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 11, 2013 at 14:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 55' South, Longitude: 41° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.59 meters/second, 1528.5 km/hour, 949.8 miles/hour or 825.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"15.83 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 25' 37.0"949.55 miwest0° 04' 55.6"5.65 minorth949.79 mi
24 hours13° 33' 37.9"892.55 mieast2° 28' 17.8"169.96 minorth914.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NampulaFri 4:50 PM408 km254 miles220 nmNorthwest NW
MahajangaFri 5:50 PM544 km338 miles294 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntsirabeFri 5:50 PM597 km371 miles322 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntananarivoFri 5:50 PM620 km385 miles335 nmEast E
ToliaraFri 5:50 PM634 km394 miles342 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FomboniFri 5:50 PM660 km410 miles356 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MamoutzouFri 5:50 PM681 km423 miles368 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FianarantsoaFri 5:50 PM683 km424 miles369 nmSoutheast SE
MutsamuduFri 5:50 PM698 km434 miles377 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniFri 5:50 PM709 km440 miles383 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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