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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 01:56:00 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 01:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 32' South, Longitude: 49° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.45 meters/second, 1513.6 km/hour, 940.5 miles/hour or 817.3 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' 15.9"940.21 miwest0° 03' 44.4"4.29 misouth940.04 mi
24 hours14° 01' 05.2"913.95 mieast0° 53' 49.3"61.71 misouth913.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaMon 4:56 AM164 km102 miles88 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoMon 4:56 AM267 km166 miles144 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeMon 4:56 AM310 km193 miles167 nmWest W
FianarantsoaMon 4:56 AM369 km229 miles199 nmSouthwest SW
MahajangaMon 4:56 AM573 km356 miles309 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisMon 5:56 AM592 km368 miles320 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port LouisMon 5:56 AM792 km492 miles427 nmEast E
MamoutzouMon 4:56 AM902 km560 miles487 nmNorthwest NW
MutsamuduMon 4:56 AM1010 km627 miles545 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniMon 4:56 AM1126 km700 miles608 nmNorthwest NW
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