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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: 33%

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 Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 02:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 07' South, Longitude: 75° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.53 meters/second, 1506.7 km/hour, 936.2 miles/hour or 813.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.60 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 24' 31.9"935.90 miwest0° 03' 01.1"3.46 misouth935.76 mi
24 hours14° 21' 05.4"932.18 mieast0° 34' 25.2"39.46 misouth931.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaTue 8:14 AM1451 km901 miles783 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisTue 6:14 AM1868 km1161 miles1009 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandTue 7:14 AM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisTue 6:14 AM2078 km1291 miles1122 nmWest W
MaleTue 7:14 AM2696 km1675 miles1455 nmNorth N
VictoriaTue 6:14 AM2757 km1713 miles1489 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoTue 5:14 AM2924 km1817 miles1579 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 7:44 AM3029 km1882 miles1635 nmNorth N
Port-aux-FrancaisTue 7:14 AM3275 km2035 miles1768 nmSouth S
MoroniTue 5:14 AM3556 km2210 miles1920 nmWest W

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