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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 01:40:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 33' South, Longitude: 44° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.00 meters/second, 1580.4 km/hour, 982.0 miles/hour or 853.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.37 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 29' 13.1"981.82 miwest0° 10' 06.5"11.58 misouth981.59 mi
24 hours12° 36' 56.0"855.01 mieast3° 44' 25.2"257.13 misouth886.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MutsamuduSat 4:40 AM80 km50 miles43 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoroniSat 4:40 AM83 km52 miles45 nmWest W
FomboniSat 4:40 AM86 km54 miles47 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouSat 4:40 AM191 km119 miles103 nmSoutheast SE
MahajangaSat 4:40 AM525 km326 miles283 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntsirananaSat 4:40 AM581 km361 miles314 nmEast E
NampulaSat 3:40 AM648 km403 miles350 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamSat 4:40 AM737 km458 miles398 nmNorthwest NW
Zanzibar CitySat 4:40 AM797 km495 miles430 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSat 4:40 AM898 km558 miles485 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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