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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: 1%

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 Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 35' South, Longitude: 44° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.27 meters/second, 1563.4 km/hour, 971.4 miles/hour or 844.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.19 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 26' 43.2"971.27 miwest0° 09' 50.5"11.28 minorth971.67 mi
24 hours13° 00' 12.8"874.35 mieast4° 14' 51.4"291.96 minorth928.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MamoutzouSat 11:20 AM124 km77 miles67 nmNortheast NE
MutsamuduSat 11:20 AM157 km98 miles85 nmNorth N
FomboniSat 11:20 AM163 km101 miles88 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniSat 11:20 AM246 km153 miles133 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MahajangaSat 11:20 AM311 km193 miles168 nmSoutheast SE
AntsirananaSat 11:20 AM546 km340 miles295 nmEast-northeast ENE
NampulaSat 10:20 AM583 km362 miles315 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSat 11:20 AM675 km420 miles365 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ToamasinaSat 11:20 AM733 km456 miles396 nmSoutheast SE
AntsirabeSat 11:20 AM748 km465 miles404 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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