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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: 47%
Previous phaseNew MoonSaturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:35 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 11, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 44' South
Longitude: 9° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.07 meters/second, 1530.3 km/hour, 950.9 miles/hour or 826.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.85 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 25' 42.0"950.69 miwest0° 05' 10.9"5.94 minorth950.94 mi
24 hours13° 31' 16.7"890.96 mieast2° 33' 52.0"176.35 minorth914.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoFri 6:02 PM509 km316 miles275 nmNortheast NE
Walvis Bay *Fri 7:02 PM762 km474 miles412 nmSoutheast SE
HuamboFri 6:02 PM847 km526 miles457 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Fri 7:02 PM937 km582 miles506 nmSoutheast SE
LuandaFri 6:02 PM1055 km656 miles570 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaFri 6:02 PM1604 km997 miles866 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleFri 6:02 PM1609 km1000 miles869 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownFri 5:02 PM1658 km1031 miles896 nmWest W
GaboroneFri 7:02 PM1844 km1146 miles996 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cape TownFri 7:02 PM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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