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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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, June 15, 2011 at 8:14 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 23, 2011 at 11:48 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 21:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 12' South, Longitude: 44° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.79 meters/second, 1475.2 km/hour, 916.7 miles/hour or 796.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.28 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 minorth15.28 mi
1 hour14° 24' 42.2"916.31 miwest0° 01' 55.7"2.21 minorth916.43 mi
24 hours13° 49' 53.2"879.45 mieast1° 25' 25.5"97.97 minorth889.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToliaraThu 12:02 AM120 km75 miles65 nmWest W
FianarantsoaThu 12:02 AM303 km188 miles163 nmNortheast NE
AntsirabeThu 12:02 AM434 km270 miles235 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoThu 12:02 AM551 km342 miles297 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ToamasinaThu 12:02 AM735 km457 miles397 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisThu 1:02 AM1126 km700 miles608 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaputoWed 11:02 PM1277 km794 miles690 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniThu 12:02 AM1285 km799 miles694 nmNorth N
Port LouisThu 1:02 AM1353 km840 miles730 nmEast-northeast ENE
MbabaneWed 11:02 PM1427 km887 miles770 nmWest-southwest WSW

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