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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: 3%
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 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 12' South
Longitude: 163° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.32 meters/second, 1592.4 km/hour, 989.5 miles/hour or 859.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.49 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 29' 16.8"989.34 miwest0° 10' 09.6"11.64 misouth989.17 mi
24 hours12° 37' 11.6"861.79 mieast3° 50' 15.4"263.79 misouth896.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSat 10:30 AM366 km228 miles198 nmWest W
GizoSat 10:30 AM719 km447 miles388 nmWest W
LuganvilleSat 10:30 AM817 km508 miles441 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ArawaSat 9:30 AM912 km567 miles492 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenSat 11:30 AM1040 km646 miles561 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaSat 10:30 AM1090 km677 miles589 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 11:30 AM1594 km990 miles861 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiSat 11:30 AM1755 km1090 miles947 nmEast E
Port MoresbySat 9:30 AM1768 km1099 miles955 nmWest W
PalikirSat 10:30 AM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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