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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 Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 19:58:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:33 PM
This phaseFull MoonThursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 19:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 24' South, Longitude: 59° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.35 meters/second, 1556.5 km/hour, 967.2 miles/hour or 840.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.12 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 25' 51.9"966.90 miwest0° 08' 58.1"10.28 misouth966.63 mi
24 hours13° 58' 39.3"936.52 mieast3° 07' 52.3"215.30 misouth954.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisThu 11:58 PM677 km420 miles365 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Thu 11:58 PM711 km442 miles384 nmSoutheast SE
Saint-DenisThu 11:58 PM842 km523 miles455 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VictoriaThu 11:58 PM1174 km729 miles634 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoThu 10:58 PM1383 km860 miles747 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaFri 1:58 AM1602 km996 miles865 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniThu 10:58 PM1798 km1117 miles971 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamThu 10:58 PM2375 km1476 miles1282 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuThu 10:58 PM2405 km1494 miles1299 nmNorthwest NW
MaleFri 12:58 AM2564 km1593 miles1384 nmNortheast NE
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