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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 Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 06:20:00 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: 8%

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 Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 11' South, Longitude: 54° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.14 meters/second, 1580.9 km/hour, 982.3 miles/hour or 853.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.37 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 28' 26.4"982.18 miwest0° 10' 22.6"11.89 minorth982.54 mi
24 hours12° 23' 09.5"840.51 mieast4° 22' 37.3"300.81 minorth897.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaSat 9:20 AM618 km384 miles334 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSat 10:20 AM729 km453 miles394 nmNorth N
ToamasinaSat 9:20 AM969 km602 miles523 nmSouthwest SW
Port LouisSat 10:20 AM1033 km642 miles558 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisSat 10:20 AM1074 km668 miles580 nmSouth S
AntananarivoSat 9:20 AM1163 km723 miles628 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniSat 9:20 AM1266 km787 miles684 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamSat 9:20 AM1778 km1105 miles960 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuSat 9:20 AM1803 km1120 miles973 nmNorthwest NW
Diego GarciaSat 12:20 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmEast E
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