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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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:50 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, November 10, 2013 at 5:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 4, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 28' South
Longitude: 13° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.41 meters/second, 1531.5 km/hour, 951.6 miles/hour or 826.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.86 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 25' 02.6"951.41 miwest0° 05' 29.3"6.29 misouth951.19 mi
24 hours14° 12' 09.9"937.25 mieast1° 38' 16.6"112.66 misouth939.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoMon 12:40 PM283 km176 miles153 nmNorth N
HuamboMon 12:40 PM562 km349 miles303 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Swakopmund *Mon 1:40 PM583 km362 miles315 nmSouth S
Walvis Bay *Mon 1:40 PM613 km381 miles331 nmSouth S
Rundu *Mon 1:40 PM642 km399 miles346 nmEast E
Windhoek *Mon 1:40 PM665 km413 miles359 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuandaMon 12:40 PM957 km594 miles516 nmNorth N
KinshasaMon 12:40 PM1464 km910 miles791 nmNorth N
BrazzavilleMon 12:40 PM1470 km914 miles794 nmNorth N
GaboroneMon 1:40 PM1493 km928 miles806 nmSoutheast SE
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