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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 9:53 PM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 04:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 55' South
Longitude: 41° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.25 meters/second, 1509.3 km/hour, 937.8 miles/hour or 815.0 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' 02.9"0.06 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 24' 55.6"937.62 miwest0° 02' 59.5"3.43 minorth937.78 mi
24 hours13° 53' 10.2"903.22 mieast1° 46' 46.0"122.40 minorth916.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToliaraWed 7:26 AM427 km266 miles231 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntsirabeWed 7:26 AM549 km341 miles297 nmEast E
FianarantsoaWed 7:26 AM578 km359 miles312 nmEast-southeast ESE
NampulaWed 6:26 AM595 km370 miles321 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoWed 7:26 AM612 km380 miles330 nmEast E
MahajangaWed 7:26 AM667 km415 miles360 nmNortheast NE
BeiraWed 6:26 AM728 km452 miles393 nmWest W
ToamasinaWed 7:26 AM825 km513 miles446 nmEast-northeast ENE
MamoutzouWed 7:26 AM871 km541 miles470 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MutsamuduWed 7:26 AM902 km561 miles487 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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