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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 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 24' South
Longitude: 59° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.48 meters/second, 1585.7 km/hour, 985.3 miles/hour or 856.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.42 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 28' 46.2"985.20 miwest0° 09' 50.8"11.28 misouth985.01 mi
24 hours12° 49' 51.6"873.05 mieast3° 40' 11.1"252.27 misouth903.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSat 10:40 AM778 km483 miles420 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisSat 10:40 AM1101 km684 miles595 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisSat 10:40 AM1237 km769 miles668 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaSat 12:40 PM1463 km909 miles790 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntananarivoSat 9:40 AM1595 km991 miles861 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniSat 9:40 AM1771 km1100 miles956 nmWest W
MogadishuSat 9:40 AM2085 km1295 miles1126 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSat 11:40 AM2240 km1392 miles1210 nmNortheast NE
Dar es SalaamSat 9:40 AM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmWest W
DodomaSat 9:40 AM2655 km1650 miles1434 nmWest W
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