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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 MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:16 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, July 29, 2013 at 5:44 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 22, 2013 at 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 05' South
Longitude: 58° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.30 meters/second, 1549.1 km/hour, 962.6 miles/hour or 836.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"16.04 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 24' 29.2"962.43 miwest0° 08' 48.6"10.10 minorth962.82 mi
24 hours13° 52' 23.8"926.72 mieast3° 55' 52.6"270.27 minorth972.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisTue 12:10 AM583 km362 miles315 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisTue 12:10 AM739 km459 miles399 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VictoriaTue 12:10 AM1216 km756 miles657 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoMon 11:10 PM1284 km798 miles693 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaTue 2:10 AM1706 km1060 miles921 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniMon 11:10 PM1729 km1074 miles933 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamMon 11:10 PM2328 km1446 miles1257 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuMon 11:10 PM2412 km1498 miles1302 nmNorthwest NW
MaleTue 1:10 AM2670 km1659 miles1442 nmNortheast NE
LilongweMon 10:10 PM2709 km1683 miles1463 nmWest W
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