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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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:20 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:31 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 22' South, Longitude: 59° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.59 meters/second, 1589.7 km/hour, 987.8 miles/hour or 858.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.46 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 28' 18.3"987.76 miwest0° 11' 18.7"12.96 minorth988.11 mi
24 hours12° 23' 50.4"846.19 mieast4° 40' 43.5"321.54 minorth909.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSun 12:10 PM695 km432 miles375 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisSun 12:10 PM1216 km755 miles656 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisSun 12:10 PM1349 km838 miles728 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaSun 2:10 PM1431 km889 miles773 nmEast E
AntananarivoSun 11:10 AM1676 km1041 miles905 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniSun 11:10 AM1805 km1121 miles975 nmWest W
MogadishuSun 11:10 AM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSun 1:10 PM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmNortheast NE
Dar es SalaamSun 11:10 AM2254 km1401 miles1217 nmWest W
DodomaSun 11:10 AM2653 km1648 miles1432 nmWest W
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