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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 Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 05:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 57' South
Longitude: 84° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.80 meters/second, 1561.7 km/hour, 970.4 miles/hour or 843.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.17 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 27' 03.2"970.20 miwest0° 08' 22.7"9.60 misouth969.95 mi
24 hours13° 30' 24.1"906.83 mieast2° 56' 43.6"202.54 misouth923.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 11:50 AM1496 km930 miles808 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSun 10:50 AM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 11:20 AM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSun 11:20 AM2360 km1467 miles1274 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaSun 12:50 PM2608 km1620 miles1408 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThiruvananthapuramSun 11:20 AM2614 km1624 miles1412 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BandungSun 12:50 PM2660 km1653 miles1437 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSun 1:50 PM2691 km1672 miles1453 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandSun 10:50 AM2726 km1694 miles1472 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SingaporeSun 1:50 PM2732 km1698 miles1475 nmNortheast NE
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