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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 phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:58 AM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:46 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 58' South, Longitude: 46° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.91 meters/second, 1565.7 km/hour, 972.9 miles/hour or 845.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.21 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 25' 48.5"972.69 miwest0° 09' 45.3"11.18 minorth973.07 mi
24 hours13° 24' 48.1"904.17 mieast4° 13' 40.3"290.59 minorth956.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MamoutzouMon 10:44 PM132 km82 miles71 nmWest W
MutsamuduMon 10:44 PM238 km148 miles129 nmWest-northwest WNW
FomboniMon 10:44 PM302 km188 miles163 nmWest-northwest WNW
MahajangaMon 10:44 PM304 km189 miles164 nmSouth S
AntsirananaMon 10:44 PM320 km199 miles173 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniMon 10:44 PM373 km232 miles201 nmWest-northwest WNW
ToamasinaMon 10:44 PM655 km407 miles354 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoMon 10:44 PM668 km415 miles361 nmSouth S
AntsirabeMon 10:44 PM765 km476 miles413 nmSouth S
NampulaMon 9:44 PM810 km503 miles437 nmWest-southwest WSW

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