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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 02:24:00 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: 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 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 33' South, Longitude: 43° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.36 meters/second, 1513.3 km/hour, 940.3 miles/hour or 817.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.67 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 25' 14.9"940.02 miwest0° 03' 40.8"4.22 misouth939.85 mi
24 hours14° 01' 20.6"914.06 mieast0° 52' 20.7"60.01 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
AntsirabeMon 5:24 AM399 km248 miles215 nmEast E
ToliaraMon 5:24 AM422 km263 miles228 nmSouth S
FianarantsoaMon 5:24 AM453 km281 miles245 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntananarivoMon 5:24 AM455 km283 miles246 nmEast E
MahajangaMon 5:24 AM535 km332 miles289 nmNortheast NE
NampulaMon 4:24 AM648 km403 miles350 nmNorthwest NW
ToamasinaMon 5:24 AM668 km415 miles361 nmEast-northeast ENE
MamoutzouMon 5:24 AM779 km484 miles421 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FomboniMon 5:24 AM807 km501 miles436 nmNorth N
MutsamuduMon 5:24 AM828 km514 miles447 nmNorth N
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