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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 Monday, June 24, 2013 at 21:10:00 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: 97%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:34 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:55 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 24, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 42' South, Longitude: 63° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.53 meters/second, 1535.5 km/hour, 954.1 miles/hour or 829.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.90 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 23' 51.1"953.91 miwest0° 07' 34.7"8.69 minorth954.26 mi
24 hours14° 04' 55.4"933.02 mieast3° 29' 54.4"240.53 minorth971.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Tue 1:10 AM333 km207 miles180 nmSouth S
Port LouisTue 1:10 AM773 km480 miles418 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisTue 1:10 AM999 km621 miles539 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaTue 3:10 AM1393 km866 miles752 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaTue 1:10 AM1621 km1007 miles875 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoTue 12:10 AM1749 km1087 miles944 nmWest W
MoroniTue 12:10 AM2290 km1423 miles1236 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleTue 2:10 AM2542 km1579 miles1373 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandTue 2:10 AM2696 km1675 miles1456 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Dar es SalaamTue 12:10 AM2889 km1795 miles1560 nmWest-northwest WNW
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