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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 02:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 21' South, Longitude: 51° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.72 meters/second, 1525.4 km/hour, 947.8 miles/hour or 823.6 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' 51.4"947.58 miwest0° 05' 54.6"6.78 misouth947.34 mi
24 hours13° 55' 57.6"914.88 mieast1° 48' 36.6"124.52 misouth918.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaMon 5:54 AM258 km160 miles139 nmWest W
AntananarivoMon 5:54 AM460 km286 miles248 nmWest W
Saint-DenisMon 6:54 AM472 km293 miles255 nmSoutheast SE
AntsirabeMon 5:54 AM533 km331 miles288 nmWest-southwest WSW
FianarantsoaMon 5:54 AM604 km376 miles326 nmSouthwest SW
Port LouisMon 6:54 AM628 km390 miles339 nmEast-southeast ESE
MahajangaMon 5:54 AM656 km408 miles354 nmWest-northwest WNW
MamoutzouMon 5:54 AM938 km583 miles507 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniMon 5:54 AM1177 km731 miles635 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaMon 6:54 AM1569 km975 miles847 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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