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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 phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:51 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, November 10, 2013 at 5:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 4, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 20' South, Longitude: 172° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.29 meters/second, 1541.9 km/hour, 958.1 miles/hour or 832.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.97 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 25' 43.3"957.80 miwest0° 06' 40.8"7.66 misouth957.55 mi
24 hours346° 00' 58.7"928.27 miwest2° 09' 48.9"148.79 misouth934.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaMon 11:40 AM487 km303 miles263 nmWest-southwest WSW
Lautoka *Mon 1:40 PM530 km329 miles286 nmEast-southeast ESE
Nadi *Mon 1:40 PM532 km330 miles287 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuganvilleMon 11:40 AM594 km369 miles321 nmWest W
Suva *Mon 1:40 PM645 km401 miles348 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaMon 11:40 AM925 km575 miles500 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiMon 12:40 PM1121 km696 miles605 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaMon 1:40 PM1385 km861 miles748 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraMon 11:40 AM1575 km979 miles851 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Mon 2:40 PM1696 km1054 miles916 nmEast E
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