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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, September 13, 2013 at 15:50:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 61%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 13, 2013 at 15:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 12' South, Longitude: 43° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.12 meters/second, 1516.0 km/hour, 942.0 miles/hour or 818.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.70 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 24' 53.8"941.74 miwest0° 02' 49.3"3.24 minorth941.88 mi
24 hours13° 58' 09.9"912.64 mieast1° 42' 16.5"117.23 minorth924.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirabeFri 6:50 PM389 km242 miles210 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntananarivoFri 6:50 PM435 km271 miles235 nmEast E
FianarantsoaFri 6:50 PM460 km286 miles248 nmEast-southeast ESE
ToliaraFri 6:50 PM461 km287 miles249 nmSouth S
MahajangaFri 6:50 PM494 km307 miles267 nmNortheast NE
NampulaFri 5:50 PM630 km391 miles340 nmNorthwest NW
ToamasinaFri 6:50 PM645 km401 miles348 nmEast E
MamoutzouFri 6:50 PM736 km458 miles398 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FomboniFri 6:50 PM766 km476 miles413 nmNorth N
MutsamuduFri 6:50 PM785 km488 miles424 nmNorth N
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