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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: 44%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 01:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 15' South, Longitude: 65° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.98 meters/second, 1526.3 km/hour, 948.4 miles/hour or 824.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.81 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 25' 55.3"948.12 miwest0° 06' 01.1"6.90 misouth947.87 mi
24 hours13° 54' 38.0"913.88 mieast1° 51' 28.3"127.79 misouth917.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisMon 5:56 AM897 km557 miles484 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisMon 5:56 AM1122 km697 miles606 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaMon 7:56 AM1406 km873 miles759 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaMon 5:56 AM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoMon 4:56 AM1929 km1199 miles1041 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandMon 6:56 AM2452 km1523 miles1324 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoroniMon 4:56 AM2527 km1570 miles1364 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleMon 6:56 AM2621 km1629 miles1415 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamMon 4:56 AM3139 km1951 miles1695 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuMon 4:56 AM3172 km1971 miles1713 nmNorthwest NW

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