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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: 28%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 03:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 39' South, Longitude: 59° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.77 meters/second, 1540.0 km/hour, 956.9 miles/hour or 831.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.95 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 25' 59.9"956.58 miwest0° 07' 51.8"9.01 misouth956.30 mi
24 hours13° 59' 15.5"927.06 mieast2° 38' 39.9"181.87 misouth938.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisMon 7:34 AM439 km273 miles237 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Mon 7:34 AM540 km336 miles292 nmSoutheast SE
Saint-DenisMon 7:34 AM628 km390 miles339 nmSouthwest SW
AntananarivoMon 6:34 AM1287 km800 miles695 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaMon 7:34 AM1399 km869 miles755 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaMon 9:34 AM1749 km1087 miles944 nmNortheast NE
MoroniMon 6:34 AM1828 km1136 miles987 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamMon 6:34 AM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuMon 6:34 AM2582 km1604 miles1394 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweMon 5:34 AM2768 km1720 miles1495 nmWest W

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