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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 1:58 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 09' South, Longitude: 68° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.45 meters/second, 1506.4 km/hour, 936.1 miles/hour or 813.4 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' 30.6"935.73 miwest0° 02' 57.3"3.39 misouth935.59 mi
24 hours14° 21' 26.5"932.41 mieast0° 32' 48.4"37.61 misouth931.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisTue 6:44 AM1144 km711 miles617 nmWest W
Saint-DenisTue 6:44 AM1356 km843 miles732 nmWest W
Diego GarciaTue 8:44 AM1482 km921 miles800 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandTue 7:44 AM2146 km1334 miles1159 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoTue 5:44 AM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmWest W
VictoriaTue 6:44 AM2220 km1380 miles1199 nmNorthwest NW
MaleTue 7:44 AM2747 km1707 miles1483 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniTue 5:44 AM2849 km1770 miles1538 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port-aux-FrancaisTue 7:44 AM3244 km2015 miles1751 nmSouth S
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 8:14 AM3244 km2016 miles1752 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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