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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: 40%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 02:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 58' South, Longitude: 54° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.12 meters/second, 1570.0 km/hour, 975.6 miles/hour or 847.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.26 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 28' 07.4"975.32 miwest0° 09' 51.8"11.30 misouth975.06 mi
24 hours13° 08' 40.2"886.08 mieast3° 35' 59.8"247.51 misouth913.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaSun 5:58 AM589 km366 miles318 nmWest W
ToamasinaSun 5:58 AM805 km500 miles435 nmSouthwest SW
Port LouisSun 6:58 AM852 km529 miles460 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisSun 6:58 AM879 km546 miles475 nmSouth S
VictoriaSun 6:58 AM927 km576 miles501 nmNorth N
AntananarivoSun 5:58 AM1009 km627 miles545 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouSun 5:58 AM1024 km636 miles553 nmWest W
MoroniSun 5:58 AM1249 km776 miles674 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamSun 5:58 AM1818 km1130 miles982 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuSun 5:58 AM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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