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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: 69%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:03 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:38 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 14:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 04' South, Longitude: 68° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.45 meters/second, 1574.8 km/hour, 978.5 miles/hour or 850.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.31 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 27' 51.2"978.47 miwest0° 09' 24.7"10.78 minorth978.81 mi
24 hours12° 38' 44.6"855.48 mieast4° 02' 20.6"277.62 minorth904.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 8:50 PM704 km437 miles380 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisSun 6:50 PM1447 km899 miles782 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaSun 6:50 PM1621 km1007 miles875 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisSun 6:50 PM1667 km1036 miles900 nmSouthwest SW
MaleSun 7:50 PM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoSun 5:50 PM2336 km1452 miles1262 nmWest-southwest WSW
ColomboSun 8:20 PM2469 km1534 miles1333 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 8:20 PM2469 km1534 miles1333 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSun 8:20 PM2476 km1538 miles1337 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniSun 5:50 PM2704 km1680 miles1460 nmWest W
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