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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: 39%

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 03:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 06' South, Longitude: 42° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.84 meters/second, 1569.0 km/hour, 974.9 miles/hour or 847.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.25 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 28' 03.3"974.70 miwest0° 09' 48.6"11.24 misouth974.44 mi
24 hours13° 10' 23.9"887.53 mieast3° 34' 22.7"245.66 misouth914.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FomboniSun 6:48 AM153 km95 miles83 nmNortheast NE
MoroniSun 6:48 AM172 km107 miles93 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MutsamuduSun 6:48 AM221 km137 miles119 nmEast-northeast ENE
MamoutzouSun 6:48 AM287 km178 miles155 nmEast E
NampulaSun 5:48 AM425 km264 miles229 nmWest-southwest WSW
MahajangaSun 6:48 AM493 km306 miles266 nmSoutheast SE
Dar es SalaamSun 6:48 AM785 km488 miles424 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoSun 6:48 AM830 km516 miles448 nmSoutheast SE
Zanzibar CitySun 6:48 AM854 km531 miles461 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntsirabeSun 6:48 AM884 km550 miles478 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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