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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: 6%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:14 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 10:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 39' South, Longitude: 53° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.16 meters/second, 1566.6 km/hour, 973.4 miles/hour or 845.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.22 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 25' 11.5"973.34 miwest0° 09' 47.2"11.21 minorth973.72 mi
24 hours13° 34' 31.3"916.35 mieast4° 12' 58.2"289.80 minorth967.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaFri 1:22 PM436 km271 miles235 nmWest W
ToamasinaFri 1:22 PM738 km458 miles398 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouFri 1:22 PM874 km543 miles472 nmWest W
VictoriaFri 2:22 PM919 km571 miles496 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoFri 1:22 PM929 km577 miles502 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisFri 2:22 PM940 km584 miles508 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port LouisFri 2:22 PM946 km588 miles511 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MutsamuduFri 1:22 PM967 km601 miles522 nmWest W
MoroniFri 1:22 PM1096 km681 miles592 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamFri 1:22 PM1665 km1034 miles899 nmWest-northwest WNW
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