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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 4:39 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 24' South
Longitude: 45° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.21 meters/second, 1552.4 km/hour, 964.6 miles/hour or 838.2 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' 33.1"964.39 miwest0° 08' 20.9"9.57 misouth964.11 mi
24 hours13° 18' 04.1"887.17 mieast2° 54' 15.3"199.73 misouth902.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MahajangaSun 5:24 AM70 km44 miles38 nmEast-southeast ESE
MamoutzouSun 5:24 AM294 km183 miles159 nmNorth N
MutsamuduSun 5:24 AM386 km240 miles208 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoSun 5:24 AM433 km269 miles234 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoroniSun 5:24 AM489 km304 miles264 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ToamasinaSun 5:24 AM495 km307 miles267 nmSoutheast SE
AntsirabeSun 5:24 AM513 km319 miles277 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntsirananaSun 5:24 AM515 km320 miles278 nmNortheast NE
NampulaSun 4:24 AM698 km434 miles377 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamSun 5:24 AM1182 km734 miles638 nmNorthwest NW
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