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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: 59%

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 02:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 33' South, Longitude: 45° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.39 meters/second, 1513.4 km/hour, 940.4 miles/hour or 817.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.67 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 25' 15.3"940.09 miwest0° 03' 42.1"4.25 misouth939.92 mi
24 hours14° 01' 15.2"914.02 mieast0° 52' 52.3"60.62 misouth913.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirabeMon 5:14 AM150 km93 miles81 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntananarivoMon 5:14 AM209 km130 miles113 nmEast-northeast ENE
FianarantsoaMon 5:14 AM259 km161 miles140 nmSoutheast SE
ToamasinaMon 5:14 AM425 km264 miles230 nmEast-northeast ENE
MahajangaMon 5:14 AM429 km267 miles232 nmNorth N
ToliaraMon 5:14 AM468 km291 miles253 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouMon 5:14 AM750 km466 miles405 nmNorth N
MutsamuduMon 5:14 AM828 km514 miles447 nmNorth N
FomboniMon 5:14 AM829 km515 miles448 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NampulaMon 4:14 AM837 km520 miles452 nmNorthwest NW

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