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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 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 18' South, Longitude: 55° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.43 meters/second, 1553.1 km/hour, 965.1 miles/hour or 838.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.08 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 27' 36.0"964.82 miwest0° 08' 24.3"9.63 misouth964.54 mi
24 hours13° 16' 55.6"886.25 mieast2° 55' 52.4"201.57 misouth902.45 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 5:44 AM573 km356 miles309 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisSun 5:44 AM618 km384 miles334 nmSouth S
ToamasinaSun 4:44 AM738 km459 miles398 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSun 4:44 AM954 km593 miles515 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSun 5:44 AM1181 km734 miles638 nmNorth N
MoroniSun 4:44 AM1400 km870 miles756 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamSun 4:44 AM2018 km1254 miles1090 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSun 7:44 AM2029 km1261 miles1095 nmEast-northeast ENE
MogadishuSun 4:44 AM2229 km1385 miles1204 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LilongweSun 3:44 AM2361 km1467 miles1275 nmWest W
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