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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 45' South, Longitude: 58° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.95 meters/second, 1562.2 km/hour, 970.7 miles/hour or 843.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.18 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 26' 39.2"970.61 miwest0° 09' 45.7"11.19 minorth971.01 mi
24 hours13° 01' 47.0"875.58 mieast4° 13' 22.4"290.29 minorth929.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisSat 11:20 AM720 km448 miles389 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisSat 11:20 AM858 km533 miles463 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VictoriaSat 11:20 AM1067 km663 miles576 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoSat 10:20 AM1316 km818 miles711 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaSat 1:20 PM1668 km1037 miles901 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniSat 10:20 AM1677 km1042 miles905 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamSat 10:20 AM2250 km1398 miles1215 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuSat 10:20 AM2279 km1416 miles1231 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSat 12:20 PM2576 km1601 miles1391 nmNortheast NE
DodomaSat 10:20 AM2642 km1641 miles1426 nmWest-northwest WNW
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