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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 01:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 32' South, Longitude: 49° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.44 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"940.27 miwest0° 03' 44.2"4.29 misouth940.09 mi
24 hours14° 01' 05.9"914.02 mieast0° 53' 45.8"61.64 misouth913.53 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 AM156 km97 miles84 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoMon 4:56 AM239 km149 miles129 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeMon 4:56 AM282 km175 miles152 nmWest W
FianarantsoaMon 4:56 AM346 km215 miles187 nmSouthwest SW
MahajangaMon 4:56 AM554 km344 miles299 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisMon 5:56 AM619 km385 miles334 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port LouisMon 5:56 AM820 km509 miles443 nmEast E
MamoutzouMon 4:56 AM886 km551 miles478 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MutsamuduMon 4:56 AM993 km617 miles536 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniMon 4:56 AM1107 km688 miles598 nmNorthwest NW
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