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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: 6%

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 Friday, February 8, 2013 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 26' South, Longitude: 73° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.46 meters/second, 1531.6 km/hour, 951.7 miles/hour or 827.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.86 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 25' 01.9"951.49 miwest0° 07' 12.7"8.27 minorth951.84 mi
24 hours13° 42' 40.6"904.92 mieast3° 22' 04.7"231.58 minorth941.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 11:20 AM1127 km701 miles609 nmNorth N
Port LouisFri 9:20 AM1743 km1083 miles941 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisFri 9:20 AM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmWest-southwest WSW
Amsterdam IslandFri 10:20 AM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmSouth S
MaleFri 10:20 AM2390 km1485 miles1291 nmNorth N
VictoriaFri 9:20 AM2450 km1522 miles1323 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 10:50 AM2773 km1723 miles1497 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoFri 8:20 AM2782 km1728 miles1502 nmWest W
MoroniFri 8:20 AM3346 km2079 miles1807 nmWest W
BangaloreFri 10:50 AM3388 km2105 miles1830 nmNorth N

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