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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 Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at 15:18:00 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: 56%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, July 16, 2013 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at 15:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 46' South, Longitude: 43° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.82 meters/second, 1572.6 km/hour, 977.1 miles/hour or 849.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.28 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 28' 49.2"976.91 miwest0° 09' 08.9"10.48 misouth976.67 mi
24 hours12° 51' 40.2"867.70 mieast3° 20' 18.1"229.52 misouth891.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FomboniTue 6:18 PM54 km33 miles29 nmNorth N
MutsamuduTue 6:18 PM90 km56 miles49 nmNortheast NE
MoroniTue 6:18 PM134 km83 miles72 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MamoutzouTue 6:18 PM152 km94 miles82 nmEast E
MahajangaTue 6:18 PM423 km263 miles228 nmSoutheast SE
NampulaTue 5:18 PM559 km347 miles302 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirananaTue 6:18 PM596 km370 miles322 nmEast E
AntananarivoTue 6:18 PM787 km489 miles425 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Dar es SalaamTue 6:18 PM825 km513 miles445 nmNorthwest NW
ToamasinaTue 6:18 PM844 km525 miles456 nmSoutheast SE

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