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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 01:56:00 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 01:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 20' South, Longitude: 52° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.37 meters/second, 1552.9 km/hour, 964.9 miles/hour or 838.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.08 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 27' 35.1"964.67 miwest0° 08' 23.2"9.61 misouth964.40 mi
24 hours13° 17' 15.5"886.50 mieast2° 55' 24.1"201.03 misouth902.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaSun 4:56 AM476 km296 miles257 nmSouthwest SW
AntsirananaSun 4:56 AM505 km314 miles273 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisSun 5:56 AM677 km421 miles366 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoSun 4:56 AM685 km426 miles370 nmSouthwest SW
Port LouisSun 5:56 AM734 km456 miles396 nmSoutheast SE
AntsirabeSun 4:56 AM789 km490 miles426 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouSun 4:56 AM861 km535 miles465 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutsamuduSun 4:56 AM970 km603 miles524 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniSun 4:56 AM1105 km686 miles596 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaSun 5:56 AM1220 km758 miles659 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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