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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 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 41' South, Longitude: 52° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.08 meters/second, 1562.7 km/hour, 971.0 miles/hour or 843.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.18 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 26' 40.7"970.84 miwest0° 09' 47.7"11.22 minorth971.24 mi
24 hours13° 01' 08.5"875.04 mieast4° 13' 59.0"290.96 minorth928.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaSat 10:44 AM415 km258 miles224 nmWest-northwest WNW
ToamasinaSat 10:44 AM616 km383 miles333 nmSouthwest SW
AntananarivoSat 10:44 AM811 km504 miles438 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouSat 10:44 AM830 km516 miles448 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 11:44 AM844 km524 miles455 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port LouisSat 11:44 AM872 km542 miles471 nmSoutheast SE
AntsirabeSat 10:44 AM922 km573 miles498 nmSouthwest SW
MutsamuduSat 10:44 AM930 km578 miles502 nmWest W
FomboniSat 10:44 AM998 km620 miles539 nmWest W
VictoriaSat 11:44 AM1042 km648 miles563 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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