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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 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 19' South, Longitude: 56° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.81 meters/second, 1525.7 km/hour, 948.0 miles/hour or 823.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.80 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 25' 52.7"947.79 miwest0° 05' 56.9"6.82 misouth947.54 mi
24 hours13° 55' 30.2"914.56 mieast1° 49' 36.0"125.65 misouth918.21 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 6:34 AM224 km139 miles121 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisMon 6:34 AM310 km193 miles167 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ToamasinaMon 5:34 AM766 km476 miles414 nmWest W
AntananarivoMon 5:34 AM966 km600 miles521 nmWest W
VictoriaMon 6:34 AM1520 km945 miles821 nmNorth N
MoroniMon 5:34 AM1614 km1003 miles872 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaMon 8:34 AM2097 km1303 miles1132 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamMon 5:34 AM2272 km1412 miles1227 nmWest-northwest WNW
LilongweMon 4:34 AM2491 km1548 miles1345 nmWest W
MogadishuMon 5:34 AM2570 km1597 miles1388 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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