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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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 02' South, Longitude: 175° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.69 meters/second, 1568.5 km/hour, 974.6 miles/hour or 846.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.24 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 misouth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 27' 31.5"974.38 miwest0° 08' 50.9"10.14 misouth974.14 mi
24 hours346° 40' 22.6"898.13 miwest3° 10' 15.0"218.00 misouth918.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Lautoka *Sun 12:30 PM532 km331 miles287 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Nadi *Sun 12:30 PM552 km343 miles298 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSun 11:30 AM618 km384 miles334 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Sun 12:30 PM626 km389 miles338 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port VilaSun 10:30 AM965 km600 miles521 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleSun 10:30 AM980 km609 miles529 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSun 12:30 PM1303 km810 miles704 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Sun 1:30 PM1338 km831 miles722 nmEast E
NoumeaSun 10:30 AM1430 km889 miles772 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSun 12:30 PM1462 km909 miles790 nmEast-northeast ENE

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