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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: 10%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, November 25, 2013 at 7:30 PM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:24 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 21' South, Longitude: 54° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.14 meters/second, 1573.7 km/hour, 977.9 miles/hour or 849.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.30 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 28' 05.5"977.63 miwest0° 09' 07.1"10.45 misouth977.40 mi
24 hours13° 10' 07.2"889.83 mieast3° 19' 28.2"228.55 misouth912.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaSat 8:40 AM547 km340 miles295 nmWest W
ToamasinaSat 8:40 AM831 km516 miles448 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaSat 9:40 AM864 km537 miles467 nmNorth N
Port LouisSat 9:40 AM929 km577 miles501 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisSat 9:40 AM951 km591 miles513 nmSouth S
MamoutzouSat 8:40 AM988 km614 miles534 nmWest W
AntananarivoSat 8:40 AM1029 km639 miles555 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniSat 8:40 AM1206 km750 miles651 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamSat 8:40 AM1759 km1093 miles950 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuSat 8:40 AM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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