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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: 2%

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 Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 04:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 06' South, Longitude: 86° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.97 meters/second, 1587.5 km/hour, 986.4 miles/hour or 857.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.44 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 28' 54.2"986.29 miwest0° 09' 56.0"11.38 misouth986.11 mi
24 hours12° 46' 36.2"870.19 mieast3° 42' 54.8"255.39 misouth901.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 10:50 AM1528 km949 miles825 nmWest W
BengkuluSat 11:50 AM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 10:20 AM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSat 10:20 AM2001 km1243 miles1081 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSat 9:50 AM2101 km1306 miles1135 nmNorthwest NW
Kuala LumpurSat 12:50 PM2272 km1412 miles1227 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 10:20 AM2289 km1422 miles1236 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaSat 11:50 AM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmEast E
SingaporeSat 12:50 PM2342 km1455 miles1265 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiSat 10:20 AM2380 km1479 miles1285 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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