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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 21:02:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, June 15, 2011 at 8:15 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 23, 2011 at 11:49 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: 45° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.78 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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' 55.4"2.21 minorth916.42 mi
24 hours13° 49' 54.9"879.47 mieast1° 25' 21.7"97.90 minorth889.45 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 AM147 km92 miles80 nmWest W
FianarantsoaThu 12:02 AM282 km175 miles152 nmNortheast NE
AntsirabeThu 12:02 AM421 km261 miles227 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoThu 12:02 AM537 km334 miles290 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ToamasinaThu 12:02 AM717 km446 miles387 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisThu 1:02 AM1099 km683 miles593 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniThu 12:02 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmNorth N
MaputoWed 11:02 PM1303 km810 miles704 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port LouisThu 1:02 AM1326 km824 miles716 nmEast-northeast ENE
MbabaneWed 11:02 PM1453 km903 miles785 nmWest-southwest WSW
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