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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 06:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 58' South, Longitude: 81° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.75 meters/second, 1561.5 km/hour, 970.3 miles/hour or 843.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.17 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 27' 02.4"970.02 miwest0° 08' 22.0"9.59 misouth969.78 mi
24 hours13° 30' 40.7"906.98 mieast2° 56' 21.4"202.10 misouth923.18 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 12:00 Noon1274 km792 miles688 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSun 11:00 AM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 11:30 AM2318 km1440 miles1251 nmNorth N
ColomboSun 11:30 AM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramSun 11:30 AM2546 km1582 miles1375 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandSun 11:00 AM2675 km1662 miles1444 nmSouth S
Port LouisSun 10:00 AM2687 km1670 miles1451 nmWest-southwest WSW
JakartaSun 1:00 PM2858 km1776 miles1543 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSun 2:00 PM2888 km1794 miles1559 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisSun 10:00 AM2912 km1809 miles1572 nmWest-southwest WSW

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