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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: 44%

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 Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 42' South, Longitude: 21° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.24 meters/second, 1570.5 km/hour, 975.8 miles/hour or 848.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.26 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 27' 32.6"975.69 miwest0° 09' 07.6"10.46 minorth976.03 mi
24 hours12° 42' 07.8"857.16 mieast3° 55' 48.5"270.13 minorth904.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuenaSat 5:00 PM229 km142 miles124 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonguSat 6:00 PM319 km198 miles172 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LucapaSat 5:00 PM488 km303 miles263 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MenongueSat 5:00 PM493 km307 miles266 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rundu *Sat 6:00 PM616 km383 miles333 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LubumbashiSat 6:00 PM629 km391 miles340 nmEast E
HuamboSat 5:00 PM658 km409 miles355 nmWest W
MalanjeSat 5:00 PM691 km429 miles373 nmWest-northwest WNW
KitweSat 6:00 PM697 km433 miles376 nmEast E
KabweSat 6:00 PM746 km463 miles403 nmEast-southeast ESE
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