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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 03:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 22' South
Longitude: 49° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.67 meters/second, 1525.2 km/hour, 947.7 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' 05.9"0.11 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 25' 50.8"947.48 miwest0° 05' 53.5"6.75 misouth947.24 mi
24 hours13° 56' 11.3"915.04 mieast1° 48' 06.9"123.95 misouth918.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaMon 6:04 AM24 km15 miles13 nmNorth N
AntananarivoMon 6:04 AM211 km131 miles114 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeMon 6:04 AM302 km188 miles163 nmSouthwest SW
FianarantsoaMon 6:04 AM421 km262 miles227 nmSouthwest SW
MahajangaMon 6:04 AM442 km275 miles239 nmNorthwest NW
AntsirananaMon 6:04 AM674 km419 miles364 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisMon 7:04 AM690 km429 miles373 nmEast-southeast ESE
MamoutzouMon 6:04 AM764 km475 miles413 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisMon 7:04 AM871 km541 miles470 nmEast-southeast ESE
MutsamuduMon 6:04 AM873 km543 miles471 nmNorthwest NW
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