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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: 9%

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 Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 10:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' South, Longitude: 55° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.75 meters/second, 1529.1 km/hour, 950.1 miles/hour or 825.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.84 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 23' 48.8"949.93 miwest0° 05' 50.3"6.69 minorth950.20 mi
24 hours14° 10' 13.3"934.99 mieast2° 50' 57.6"195.92 minorth962.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisThu 2:32 PM350 km217 miles189 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisThu 2:32 PM378 km235 miles204 nmSouth S
ToamasinaThu 1:32 PM677 km421 miles366 nmWest W
AntananarivoThu 1:32 PM886 km550 miles478 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeThu 1:32 PM957 km595 miles517 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaThu 2:32 PM1423 km884 miles768 nmNorth N
MoroniThu 1:32 PM1490 km926 miles805 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaThu 4:32 PM2129 km1323 miles1149 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamThu 1:32 PM2143 km1331 miles1157 nmWest-northwest WNW
LilongweThu 12:32 PM2386 km1482 miles1288 nmWest W

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