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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: 6%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, October 26, 2013 at 11:41 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:50 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 05' South, Longitude: 61° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.14 meters/second, 1606.1 km/hour, 998.0 miles/hour or 867.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 26.9"997.91 miwest0° 10' 40.5"12.23 misouth997.82 mi
24 hours12° 07' 07.6"833.61 mieast4° 08' 35.3"284.74 misouth877.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 9:40 AM726 km451 miles392 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaFri 11:40 AM1178 km732 miles636 nmEast E
Port LouisFri 9:40 AM1626 km1011 miles878 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleFri 10:40 AM1724 km1071 miles931 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisFri 9:40 AM1775 km1103 miles959 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuFri 8:40 AM2043 km1269 miles1103 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoFri 8:40 AM2103 km1307 miles1136 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniFri 8:40 AM2127 km1322 miles1149 nmWest-southwest WSW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 11:10 AM2328 km1446 miles1257 nmNortheast NE
ColomboFri 11:10 AM2466 km1532 miles1331 nmNortheast NE
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