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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 11:42 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 22' South, Longitude: 62° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.53 meters/second, 1585.9 km/hour, 985.4 miles/hour or 856.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.42 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 28' 47.0"985.25 miwest0° 09' 51.3"11.29 misouth985.05 mi
24 hours12° 49' 31.8"872.71 mieast3° 40' 28.0"252.58 misouth903.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSat 10:30 AM975 km606 miles527 nmNorthwest NW
Diego GarciaSat 12:30 PM1177 km731 miles636 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port LouisSat 10:30 AM1194 km742 miles645 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisSat 10:30 AM1367 km849 miles738 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntananarivoSat 9:30 AM1837 km1142 miles992 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleSat 11:30 AM2042 km1269 miles1103 nmNortheast NE
MoroniSat 9:30 AM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmWest W
MogadishuSat 9:30 AM2314 km1438 miles1250 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamSat 9:30 AM2547 km1583 miles1375 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:00 Noon2653 km1649 miles1433 nmNortheast NE
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