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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 48' South, Longitude: 58° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.38 meters/second, 1517.0 km/hour, 942.6 miles/hour or 819.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.71 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 23' 25.8"942.35 miwest0° 06' 04.6"6.97 minorth942.66 mi
24 hours14° 18' 26.7"936.91 mieast2° 59' 32.5"205.78 minorth966.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisFri 11:44 AM163 km101 miles88 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisFri 11:44 AM358 km223 miles193 nmSouthwest SW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Fri 11:44 AM570 km354 miles308 nmEast E
ToamasinaFri 10:44 AM919 km571 miles496 nmWest W
AntananarivoFri 10:44 AM1113 km691 miles601 nmWest W
VictoriaFri 11:44 AM1595 km991 miles861 nmNorth N
MoroniFri 10:44 AM1774 km1102 miles958 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaFri 1:44 PM2005 km1246 miles1082 nmNortheast NE
Dar es SalaamFri 10:44 AM2429 km1509 miles1312 nmWest-northwest WNW
LilongweFri 9:44 AM2648 km1645 miles1430 nmWest W
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