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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 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 20' South, Longitude: 54° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.76 meters/second, 1525.5 km/hour, 947.9 miles/hour or 823.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.80 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 25' 52.1"947.62 miwest0° 05' 55.8"6.80 misouth947.37 mi
24 hours13° 55' 43.9"914.66 mieast1° 49' 06.2"125.08 misouth918.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-DenisMon 6:44 AM309 km192 miles167 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port LouisMon 6:44 AM398 km247 miles215 nmEast-southeast ESE
ToamasinaMon 5:44 AM512 km318 miles276 nmWest W
AntananarivoMon 5:44 AM712 km443 miles385 nmWest W
AntsirabeMon 5:44 AM777 km483 miles420 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniMon 5:44 AM1390 km864 miles751 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaMon 6:44 AM1522 km946 miles822 nmNorth N
Dar es SalaamMon 5:44 AM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweMon 4:44 AM2240 km1392 miles1209 nmWest W
Diego GarciaMon 8:44 AM2315 km1438 miles1250 nmEast-northeast ENE

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