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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: 99%

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 Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 02' South, Longitude: 44° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.08 meters/second, 1523.1 km/hour, 946.4 miles/hour or 822.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.77 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 23' 05.9"946.17 miwest0° 05' 59.6"6.87 minorth946.46 mi
24 hours14° 30' 52.3"954.68 mieast2° 57' 44.4"203.70 minorth983.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MahajangaSun 11:10 PM311 km194 miles168 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoSun 11:10 PM318 km197 miles172 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntsirabeSun 11:10 PM322 km200 miles174 nmSoutheast SE
FianarantsoaSun 11:10 PM456 km283 miles246 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ToamasinaSun 11:10 PM503 km313 miles272 nmEast E
MamoutzouSun 11:10 PM585 km364 miles316 nmNorth N
ToliaraSun 11:10 PM597 km371 miles322 nmSouth S
FomboniSun 11:10 PM644 km400 miles348 nmNorth N
MutsamuduSun 11:10 PM651 km404 miles351 nmNorth N
NampulaSun 10:10 PM660 km410 miles356 nmWest-northwest WNW

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