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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 Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 05:40:00 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: 15%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, December 25, 2013 at 1:49 PM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 02' South, Longitude: 47° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.70 meters/second, 1536.1 km/hour, 954.5 miles/hour or 829.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.91 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 25' 38.1"954.20 miwest0° 05' 57.3"6.83 misouth953.97 mi
24 hours14° 08' 10.6"934.97 mieast1° 52' 02.1"128.42 misouth938.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaSun 8:40 AM194 km120 miles105 nmSoutheast SE
AntananarivoSun 8:40 AM214 km133 miles116 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MahajangaSun 8:40 AM231 km144 miles125 nmNorthwest NW
AntsirabeSun 8:40 AM329 km205 miles178 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FianarantsoaSun 8:40 AM498 km310 miles269 nmSouth S
AntsirananaSun 8:40 AM545 km339 miles294 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MamoutzouSun 8:40 AM557 km346 miles301 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MutsamuduSun 8:40 AM664 km413 miles359 nmNorthwest NW
FomboniSun 8:40 AM698 km433 miles377 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniSun 8:40 AM781 km486 miles422 nmNorthwest NW

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