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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 4:39 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 23' South, Longitude: 58° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.29 meters/second, 1581.5 km/hour, 982.7 miles/hour or 853.9 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' 16.6"982.46 miwest0° 10' 09.8"11.64 misouth982.24 mi
24 hours12° 35' 21.4"853.73 mieast3° 46' 03.5"259.00 misouth886.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSat 4:40 AM808 km502 miles436 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisSat 4:40 AM975 km606 miles527 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisSat 4:40 AM1092 km678 miles590 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntananarivoSat 3:40 AM1420 km883 miles767 nmSouthwest SW
Diego GarciaSat 6:40 AM1621 km1008 miles876 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniSat 3:40 AM1633 km1015 miles882 nmWest W
MogadishuSat 3:40 AM2059 km1279 miles1112 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamSat 3:40 AM2141 km1331 miles1156 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSat 5:40 AM2414 km1500 miles1303 nmNortheast NE
DodomaSat 3:40 AM2539 km1577 miles1371 nmWest-northwest WNW

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