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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 03:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 60' South, Longitude: 52° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.06 meters/second, 1569.8 km/hour, 975.4 miles/hour or 847.6 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' 06.6"975.20 miwest0° 09' 51.3"11.29 misouth974.94 mi
24 hours13° 09' 00.8"886.37 mieast3° 35' 40.5"247.14 misouth913.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaSun 6:08 AM332 km206 miles179 nmWest-northwest WNW
ToamasinaSun 6:08 AM647 km402 miles350 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouSun 6:08 AM763 km474 miles412 nmWest W
AntananarivoSun 6:08 AM829 km515 miles447 nmSouthwest SW
MutsamuduSun 6:08 AM859 km534 miles464 nmWest W
FomboniSun 6:08 AM928 km577 miles501 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSun 7:08 AM936 km582 miles506 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntsirabeSun 6:08 AM943 km586 miles509 nmSouthwest SW
Port LouisSun 7:08 AM970 km603 miles524 nmSoutheast SE
MoroniSun 6:08 AM989 km615 miles534 nmWest W

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