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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: 56%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, July 16, 2013 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:16 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° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.81 meters/second, 1572.5 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' 49.0"976.90 miwest0° 09' 08.7"10.48 misouth976.66 mi
24 hours12° 51' 42.5"867.73 mieast3° 20' 16.1"229.48 misouth891.55 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 PM56 km35 miles31 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MutsamuduTue 6:18 PM112 km70 miles61 nmNortheast NE
MoroniTue 6:18 PM123 km76 miles66 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MamoutzouTue 6:18 PM181 km113 miles98 nmEast E
MahajangaTue 6:18 PM442 km274 miles238 nmSoutheast SE
NampulaTue 5:18 PM533 km331 miles288 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirananaTue 6:18 PM625 km388 miles337 nmEast E
AntananarivoTue 6:18 PM802 km498 miles433 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Dar es SalaamTue 6:18 PM808 km502 miles436 nmNorthwest NW
ToamasinaTue 6:18 PM865 km537 miles467 nmSoutheast SE

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