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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 Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 01:46:00 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: 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 01:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 18' South, Longitude: 55° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.42 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' 35.8"964.79 miwest0° 08' 24.1"9.63 misouth964.52 mi
24 hours13° 16' 58.8"886.29 mieast2° 55' 47.7"201.48 misouth902.47 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 5:46 AM592 km368 miles320 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisSun 5:46 AM618 km384 miles334 nmSouth S
ToamasinaSun 4:46 AM692 km430 miles373 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSun 4:46 AM908 km564 miles490 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sun 5:46 AM1000 km622 miles540 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntsirabeSun 4:46 AM1001 km622 miles541 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSun 5:46 AM1182 km734 miles638 nmNorth N
MoroniSun 4:46 AM1350 km839 miles729 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamSun 4:46 AM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSun 7:46 AM2077 km1290 miles1121 nmEast-northeast ENE
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