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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 03:34:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 22%

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 Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 03:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' South, Longitude: 70° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.64 meters/second, 1499.9 km/hour, 932.0 miles/hour or 809.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.53 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 23' 47.7"931.68 miwest0° 00' 31.2"0.60 minorth931.70 mi
24 hours14° 28' 37.7"936.89 mieast0° 51' 59.5"59.61 minorth941.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Wed 7:34 AM779 km484 miles421 nmWest W
Port LouisWed 7:34 AM1389 km863 miles750 nmWest W
Diego GarciaWed 9:34 AM1488 km925 miles804 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisWed 7:34 AM1597 km993 miles862 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandWed 8:34 AM2006 km1246 miles1083 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VictoriaWed 7:34 AM2433 km1512 miles1313 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoWed 6:34 AM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmWest W
MaleWed 8:34 AM2766 km1719 miles1494 nmNorth N
MoroniWed 6:34 AM3103 km1928 miles1675 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port-aux-FrancaisWed 8:34 AM3180 km1976 miles1717 nmSouth S
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