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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 80%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:28 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 07' South, Longitude: 41° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.82 meters/second, 1561.8 km/hour, 970.4 miles/hour or 843.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.17 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 27' 45.1"970.20 miwest0° 08' 56.7"10.25 misouth969.93 mi
24 hours13° 09' 39.6"882.91 mieast3° 10' 03.8"217.81 misouth902.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NampulaSat 2:40 AM257 km160 miles139 nmWest-southwest WSW
FomboniSat 3:40 AM324 km201 miles175 nmNortheast NE
MoroniSat 3:40 AM335 km208 miles181 nmNortheast NE
MutsamuduSat 3:40 AM389 km242 miles210 nmEast-northeast ENE
MamoutzouSat 3:40 AM439 km273 miles237 nmEast-northeast ENE
MahajangaSat 3:40 AM556 km345 miles300 nmEast-southeast ESE
LilongweSat 2:40 AM825 km513 miles446 nmWest W
AntananarivoSat 3:40 AM840 km522 miles454 nmSoutheast SE
Dar es SalaamSat 3:40 AM841 km522 miles454 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntsirabeSat 3:40 AM873 km542 miles471 nmSoutheast SE
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