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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: 1%

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 14:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 41' South, Longitude: 56° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.27 meters/second, 1577.8 km/hour, 980.4 miles/hour or 851.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.34 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 28' 11.0"980.23 miwest0° 09' 25.1"10.79 misouth980.01 mi
24 hours13° 04' 06.0"885.31 mieast3° 27' 03.4"237.25 misouth910.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Sinop *Sat 11:40 AM91 km57 miles49 nmEast-southeast ESE
Barra do GarçasSat 11:40 AM640 km398 miles346 nmSoutheast SE
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 10:40 AM721 km448 miles389 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sat 12:40 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManausSat 10:40 AM1032 km641 miles557 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SucreSat 10:40 AM1257 km781 miles679 nmSouthwest SW
Rio BrancoSat 10:40 AM1270 km789 miles686 nmWest W
La PazSat 10:40 AM1381 km858 miles746 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSat 11:40 AM1425 km886 miles770 nmNortheast NE
Asuncion *Sat 11:40 AM1511 km939 miles816 nmSouth S
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