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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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:58 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 20:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 26' South, Longitude: 56° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.29 meters/second, 1556.3 km/hour, 967.0 miles/hour or 840.3 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' 51.0"966.83 miwest0° 08' 57.2"10.26 misouth966.56 mi
24 hours13° 58' 57.4"936.81 mieast3° 07' 24.5"214.79 misouth954.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisFri 12:08 AM638 km396 miles344 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisFri 12:08 AM731 km454 miles395 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ToamasinaThu 11:08 PM905 km562 miles488 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaFri 12:08 AM1097 km681 miles592 nmNorth N
AntananarivoThu 11:08 PM1121 km696 miles605 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniThu 11:08 PM1514 km941 miles817 nmWest W
Diego GarciaFri 2:08 AM1864 km1158 miles1006 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamThu 11:08 PM2105 km1308 miles1137 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuThu 11:08 PM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmNorthwest NW
DodomaThu 11:08 PM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmWest-northwest WNW
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