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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 43%
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 Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 15:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 44' South
Longitude: 23° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.19 meters/second, 1570.3 km/hour, 975.7 miles/hour or 847.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.26 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 27' 32.0"975.66 miwest0° 09' 07.1"10.45 minorth976.01 mi
24 hours12° 42' 20.5"857.38 mieast3° 55' 36.5"269.92 minorth904.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubumbashiSat 5:50 PM403 km251 miles218 nmEast-northeast ENE
KitweSat 5:50 PM465 km289 miles251 nmEast E
NdolaSat 5:50 PM510 km317 miles275 nmEast E
LusakaSat 5:50 PM555 km345 miles300 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rundu *Sat 5:50 PM728 km452 miles393 nmSouthwest SW
Mbuji-MayiSat 5:50 PM732 km455 miles395 nmNorth N
HuamboSat 4:50 PM891 km553 miles481 nmWest W
HarareSat 5:50 PM949 km590 miles513 nmSoutheast SE
FrancistownSat 5:50 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LilongweSat 5:50 PM1074 km668 miles580 nmEast E

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