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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: 36%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 57' South, Longitude: 54° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.14 meters/second, 1508.9 km/hour, 937.6 miles/hour or 814.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.63 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 24' 54.4"937.30 miwest0° 02' 52.8"3.30 minorth937.45 mi
24 hours13° 53' 52.0"903.68 mieast1° 44' 13.4"119.48 minorth916.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-PaulWed 7:36 AM171 km106 miles92 nmSoutheast SE
Saint-DenisWed 7:36 AM177 km110 miles95 nmSoutheast SE
Saint-PierreWed 7:36 AM212 km132 miles114 nmSoutheast SE
Port LouisWed 7:36 AM360 km223 miles194 nmEast E
ToamasinaWed 6:36 AM530 km329 miles286 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoWed 6:36 AM697 km433 miles377 nmWest W
AntsirabeWed 6:36 AM737 km458 miles398 nmWest W
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Wed 7:36 AM980 km609 miles529 nmEast E
MoroniWed 6:36 AM1474 km916 miles796 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaWed 7:36 AM1703 km1058 miles920 nmNorth N
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