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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: 58%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:39 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 14:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 28' South, Longitude: 57° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.57 meters/second, 1550.0 km/hour, 963.2 miles/hour or 837.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.05 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 26' 39.6"962.96 miwest0° 07' 26.0"8.52 minorth963.29 mi
24 hours13° 06' 31.0"873.94 mieast3° 22' 15.6"231.75 minorth910.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisSat 6:40 PM520 km323 miles281 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisSat 6:40 PM644 km400 miles348 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ToamasinaSat 5:40 PM934 km580 miles504 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSat 5:40 PM1149 km714 miles620 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSat 6:40 PM1225 km761 miles662 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniSat 5:40 PM1618 km1006 miles874 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSat 8:40 PM1839 km1143 miles993 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamSat 5:40 PM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuSat 5:40 PM2368 km1471 miles1279 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweSat 4:40 PM2582 km1604 miles1394 nmWest W
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