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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 04:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 47' South, Longitude: 44° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.43 meters/second, 1538.7 km/hour, 956.1 miles/hour or 830.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.93 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 25' 54.6"955.83 miwest0° 07' 45.9"8.90 misouth955.55 mi
24 hours14° 01' 13.1"928.59 mieast2° 35' 55.1"178.72 misouth939.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MahajangaMon 7:34 AM183 km114 miles99 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoMon 7:34 AM358 km222 miles193 nmSoutheast SE
AntsirabeMon 7:34 AM405 km251 miles218 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MamoutzouMon 7:34 AM443 km275 miles239 nmNorth N
ToamasinaMon 7:34 AM493 km306 miles266 nmEast-southeast ESE
MutsamuduMon 7:34 AM514 km320 miles278 nmNorth N
FomboniMon 7:34 AM515 km320 miles278 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FianarantsoaMon 7:34 AM563 km350 miles304 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoroniMon 7:34 AM593 km368 miles320 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NampulaMon 6:34 AM640 km398 miles346 nmWest-northwest WNW

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