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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 02:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 16' South, Longitude: 63° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.95 meters/second, 1526.2 km/hour, 948.3 miles/hour or 824.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.81 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 25' 54.7"948.10 miwest0° 06' 00.2"6.88 misouth947.85 mi
24 hours13° 54' 48.9"914.07 mieast1° 51' 04.7"127.35 misouth917.91 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 6:04 AM701 km436 miles379 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisMon 6:04 AM928 km577 miles501 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaMon 8:04 AM1524 km947 miles823 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoMon 5:04 AM1726 km1072 miles932 nmWest W
VictoriaMon 6:04 AM1765 km1097 miles953 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniMon 5:04 AM2325 km1445 miles1256 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandMon 7:04 AM2543 km1580 miles1373 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaleMon 7:04 AM2698 km1677 miles1457 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamMon 5:04 AM2950 km1833 miles1593 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuMon 5:04 AM3027 km1881 miles1635 nmNorthwest NW
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