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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 60%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:26 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:53 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 4, 2013 at 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 30' South, Longitude: 57° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.54 meters/second, 1514.0 km/hour, 940.7 miles/hour or 817.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.68 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 25' 16.9"940.48 miwest0° 03' 48.3"4.36 misouth940.31 mi
24 hours14° 00' 48.1"913.89 mieast0° 55' 26.8"63.57 misouth913.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisMon 5:24 AM75 km47 miles40 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisMon 5:24 AM254 km158 miles137 nmSouthwest SW
ToamasinaMon 4:24 AM855 km531 miles462 nmWest W
AntananarivoMon 4:24 AM1040 km646 miles562 nmWest W
VictoriaMon 5:24 AM1659 km1031 miles896 nmNorth N
MoroniMon 4:24 AM1739 km1081 miles939 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaMon 7:24 AM2109 km1310 miles1139 nmNortheast NE
Dar es SalaamMon 4:24 AM2408 km1496 miles1300 nmWest-northwest WNW
LilongweMon 3:24 AM2589 km1608 miles1398 nmWest W
MaputoMon 3:24 AM2642 km1642 miles1427 nmWest-southwest WSW
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