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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 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"975.59 miwest0° 09' 07.1"10.45 minorth975.94 mi
24 hours12° 42' 20.5"857.32 mieast3° 55' 36.5"269.90 minorth904.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonguSat 5:50 PM295 km183 miles159 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LubumbashiSat 5:50 PM403 km251 miles218 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuenaSat 4:50 PM450 km280 miles243 nmWest-northwest WNW
KitweSat 5:50 PM465 km289 miles251 nmEast E
NdolaSat 5:50 PM510 km317 miles275 nmEast E
KabweSat 5:50 PM524 km326 miles283 nmEast-southeast ESE
LusakaSat 5:50 PM555 km345 miles300 nmEast-southeast ESE
LucapaSat 4:50 PM591 km367 miles319 nmNorthwest NW
MenongueSat 4:50 PM708 km440 miles382 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rundu *Sat 5:50 PM728 km452 miles393 nmSouthwest SW

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