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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 Monday, March 4, 2013 at 01:44:00 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: 60%

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 Monday, March 4, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 31' South, Longitude: 52° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.48 meters/second, 1513.7 km/hour, 940.6 miles/hour or 817.4 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' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 25' 16.4"940.29 miwest0° 03' 46.0"4.32 misouth940.12 mi
24 hours14° 00' 58.7"913.90 mieast0° 54' 27.1"62.43 misouth913.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-DenisMon 5:44 AM311 km193 miles168 nmEast-southeast ESE
ToamasinaMon 4:44 AM394 km245 miles213 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisMon 5:44 AM492 km306 miles265 nmEast E
AntananarivoMon 4:44 AM565 km351 miles305 nmWest W
AntsirabeMon 4:44 AM612 km380 miles330 nmWest W
FianarantsoaMon 4:44 AM639 km397 miles345 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniMon 4:44 AM1344 km835 miles726 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaMon 5:44 AM1672 km1039 miles903 nmNorth N
Dar es SalaamMon 4:44 AM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweMon 3:44 AM2123 km1319 miles1146 nmWest-northwest WNW
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