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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

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 09:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 53' South, Longitude: 16° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.67 meters/second, 1582.8 km/hour, 983.5 miles/hour or 854.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.39 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 28' 33.2"983.32 miwest0° 09' 41.8"11.11 misouth983.12 mi
24 hours12° 55' 10.0"877.61 mieast3° 35' 31.5"246.93 misouth906.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalanjeSat 10:40 AM148 km92 miles80 nmNorth N
HuamboSat 10:40 AM219 km136 miles118 nmSouth-southwest SSW
UígeSat 10:40 AM387 km241 miles209 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuenaSat 10:40 AM406 km252 miles219 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaSat 10:40 AM407 km253 miles220 nmNorthwest NW
MenongueSat 10:40 AM445 km276 miles240 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LubangoSat 10:40 AM541 km336 miles292 nmSouthwest SW
LucapaSat 10:40 AM558 km347 miles301 nmEast-northeast ENE
KinshasaSat 10:40 AM734 km456 miles396 nmNorth N
BrazzavilleSat 10:40 AM741 km460 miles400 nmNorth N
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