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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: 72%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:09 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:13 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 16:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 23' South, Longitude: 42° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.74 meters/second, 1532.7 km/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.87 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 minorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 25' 23.6"952.12 miwest0° 05' 53.5"6.75 minorth952.40 mi
24 hours13° 40' 39.6"902.92 mieast2° 51' 16.3"196.28 minorth930.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MahajangaSat 7:50 PM430 km267 miles232 nmEast-northeast ENE
NampulaSat 6:50 PM443 km275 miles239 nmNorthwest NW
AntsirabeSat 7:50 PM536 km333 miles289 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntananarivoSat 7:50 PM540 km336 miles292 nmEast-southeast ESE
FomboniSat 7:50 PM577 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MamoutzouSat 7:50 PM580 km360 miles313 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MutsamuduSat 7:50 PM608 km378 miles328 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniSat 7:50 PM634 km394 miles342 nmNorth N
FianarantsoaSat 7:50 PM646 km401 miles349 nmSoutheast SE
ToliaraSat 7:50 PM668 km415 miles361 nmSouth S

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