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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: 56%

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 Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 16' South, Longitude: 58° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.48 meters/second, 1553.3 km/hour, 965.2 miles/hour or 838.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.09 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 27' 36.7"964.94 miwest0° 08' 25.2"9.65 misouth964.66 mi
24 hours13° 16' 38.9"886.04 mieast2° 56' 15.8"202.01 misouth902.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisSun 5:34 AM545 km338 miles294 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisSun 5:34 AM679 km422 miles367 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ToamasinaSun 4:34 AM977 km607 miles528 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSun 4:34 AM1193 km741 miles644 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSun 5:34 AM1213 km753 miles655 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniSun 4:34 AM1651 km1026 miles892 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSun 7:34 AM1795 km1115 miles969 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamSun 4:34 AM2253 km1400 miles1217 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuSun 4:34 AM2373 km1475 miles1282 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweSun 3:34 AM2620 km1628 miles1415 nmWest W
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