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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: 3%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:24 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, December 9, 2013 at 3:13 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 10:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 11' South, Longitude: 45° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.12 meters/second, 1512.4 km/hour, 939.8 miles/hour or 816.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.66 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 22' 47.0"939.52 miwest0° 02' 36.8"3.00 minorth939.65 mi
24 hours14° 43' 12.2"961.74 mieast1° 40' 21.7"115.04 minorth973.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirabeWed 1:14 PM192 km119 miles104 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntananarivoWed 1:14 PM230 km143 miles124 nmEast E
FianarantsoaWed 1:14 PM310 km193 miles167 nmSoutheast SE
MahajangaWed 1:14 PM396 km246 miles214 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ToamasinaWed 1:14 PM442 km275 miles239 nmEast-northeast ENE
ToliaraWed 1:14 PM494 km307 miles267 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouWed 1:14 PM708 km440 miles382 nmNorth N
FomboniWed 1:14 PM782 km486 miles422 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MutsamuduWed 1:14 PM783 km487 miles423 nmNorth N
NampulaWed 12:14 PM789 km490 miles426 nmNorthwest NW
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