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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: 98%

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 Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 58' South, Longitude: 58° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.39 meters/second, 1578.2 km/hour, 980.7 miles/hour or 852.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.34 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 26' 19.1"980.59 miwest0° 10' 50.0"12.41 minorth980.97 mi
24 hours13° 08' 04.4"892.04 mieast4° 33' 16.6"313.03 minorth950.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaWed 1:10 AM770 km478 miles416 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisWed 1:10 AM1022 km635 miles552 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisWed 1:10 AM1139 km708 miles615 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntananarivoWed 12:10 AM1458 km906 miles787 nmSouthwest SW
Diego GarciaWed 3:10 AM1599 km993 miles863 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniWed 12:10 AM1647 km1024 miles889 nmWest W
MogadishuWed 12:10 AM2035 km1264 miles1099 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamWed 12:10 AM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmWest W
MaleWed 2:10 AM2373 km1474 miles1281 nmNortheast NE
DodomaWed 12:10 AM2542 km1579 miles1372 nmWest W
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