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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 20:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 56' South, Longitude: 42° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.99 meters/second, 1566.0 km/hour, 973.0 miles/hour or 845.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.22 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 25' 49.3"972.88 miwest0° 09' 46.6"11.20 minorth973.26 mi
24 hours13° 24' 26.0"903.92 mieast4° 14' 05.3"291.07 minorth956.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FomboniMon 11:00 PM145 km90 miles78 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniMon 11:00 PM156 km97 miles84 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MutsamuduMon 11:00 PM215 km134 miles116 nmEast-northeast ENE
MamoutzouMon 11:00 PM288 km179 miles156 nmEast E
NampulaMon 10:00 PM433 km269 miles234 nmSouthwest SW
MahajangaMon 11:00 PM507 km315 miles274 nmSoutheast SE
Dar es SalaamMon 11:00 PM767 km476 miles414 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Zanzibar CityMon 11:00 PM836 km519 miles451 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoMon 11:00 PM847 km526 miles457 nmSoutheast SE
AntsirabeMon 11:00 PM902 km561 miles487 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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