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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: 67%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 20' South, Longitude: 61° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.37 meters/second, 1581.7 km/hour, 982.8 miles/hour or 854.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.38 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 misouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 29' 17.7"982.63 miwest0° 10' 10.7"11.66 misouth982.40 mi
24 hours12° 34' 57.3"853.40 mieast3° 46' 28.4"259.48 misouth885.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sat 4:26 AM938 km583 miles506 nmSouth S
VictoriaSat 4:26 AM1026 km638 miles554 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisSat 4:26 AM1083 km673 miles585 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaSat 6:26 AM1240 km770 miles669 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint-DenisSat 4:26 AM1259 km782 miles680 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntananarivoSat 3:26 AM1755 km1091 miles948 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniSat 3:26 AM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmWest W
MaleSat 5:26 AM2146 km1333 miles1159 nmNortheast NE
MogadishuSat 3:26 AM2354 km1463 miles1271 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamSat 3:26 AM2532 km1573 miles1367 nmWest W

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