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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 10:57 AM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:45 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 58' South
Longitude: 46° 10' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.21 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 25' 48.5"972.77 miwest0° 09' 45.4"11.18 minorth973.16 mi
24 hours13° 24' 46.4"904.22 mieast4° 13' 42.0"290.65 minorth956.28 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 PM103 km64 miles56 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutsamuduMon 10:44 PM211 km131 miles114 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniMon 10:44 PM342 km212 miles184 nmWest-northwest WNW
ToamasinaMon 10:44 PM670 km416 miles362 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoMon 10:44 PM674 km419 miles364 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntsirabeMon 10:44 PM769 km478 miles415 nmSouth S
NampulaMon 9:44 PM782 km486 miles422 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamMon 10:44 PM1016 km631 miles548 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisMon 11:44 PM1320 km820 miles713 nmSoutheast SE
LilongweMon 9:44 PM1346 km836 miles727 nmWest W
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