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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: 3%

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 Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 37' South, Longitude: 52° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.27 meters/second, 1603.0 km/hour, 996.0 miles/hour or 865.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.60 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 29' 41.4"996.02 miwest0° 11' 27.8"13.13 minorth996.30 mi
24 hours11° 56' 14.3"820.29 mieast4° 40' 14.2"320.95 minorth883.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSun 11:20 AM397 km246 miles214 nmNortheast NE
MoroniSun 10:20 AM1151 km715 miles622 nmWest-southwest WSW
MogadishuSun 10:20 AM1243 km773 miles671 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamSun 10:20 AM1458 km906 miles787 nmWest W
AntananarivoSun 10:20 AM1463 km909 miles790 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisSun 11:20 AM1594 km991 miles861 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisSun 11:20 AM1610 km1001 miles869 nmSouth S
NairobiSun 10:20 AM1836 km1141 miles991 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaSun 10:20 AM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmWest W
LilongweSun 9:20 AM2203 km1369 miles1190 nmWest-southwest WSW
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