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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 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 11' South, Longitude: 78° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.83 meters/second, 1587.0 km/hour, 986.1 miles/hour or 856.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.43 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 28' 52.1"985.93 miwest0° 09' 54.5"11.35 misouth985.74 mi
24 hours12° 47' 29.6"870.91 mieast3° 42' 10.7"254.54 misouth901.91 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 11:20 AM768 km477 miles415 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSat 10:20 AM1691 km1051 miles913 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 10:50 AM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmNorth N
ColomboSat 10:50 AM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramSat 10:50 AM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmNorth N
MaduraiSat 10:50 AM2223 km1382 miles1200 nmNorth N
Port LouisSat 9:20 AM2536 km1576 miles1370 nmWest-southwest WSW
BangaloreSat 10:50 AM2563 km1593 miles1384 nmNorth N
ChennaiSat 10:50 AM2577 km1602 miles1392 nmNorth N
VictoriaSat 9:20 AM2647 km1644 miles1429 nmWest-northwest WNW

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