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

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 54' South, Longitude: 89° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.90 meters/second, 1562.0 km/hour, 970.6 miles/hour or 843.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.18 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 27' 04.7"970.37 miwest0° 08' 24.5"9.63 misouth970.12 mi
24 hours13° 29' 48.9"906.30 mieast2° 57' 30.7"203.42 misouth922.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluSun 12:30 PM1799 km1118 miles971 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaSun 11:30 AM1998 km1241 miles1079 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaSun 12:30 PM2088 km1298 miles1128 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungSun 12:30 PM2133 km1325 miles1152 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSun 1:30 PM2313 km1437 miles1249 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSun 1:30 PM2320 km1442 miles1253 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 11:00 AM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSun 11:00 AM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaSun 12:30 PM2653 km1648 miles1432 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleSun 10:30 AM2663 km1655 miles1438 nmNorthwest NW

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