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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 Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 23:56:00 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: 82%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, March 16, 2014 at 5:10 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:47 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 23:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 07' South, Longitude: 51° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.00 meters/second, 1548.0 km/hour, 961.9 miles/hour or 835.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.03 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 28' 11.5"961.64 miwest0° 05' 52.7"6.74 misouth961.42 mi
24 hours12° 58' 13.4"862.02 mieast1° 55' 06.2"131.92 misouth867.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaFri 2:56 AM349 km217 miles188 nmSouthwest SW
AntsirananaFri 2:56 AM509 km316 miles275 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoFri 2:56 AM560 km348 miles302 nmSouthwest SW
MahajangaFri 2:56 AM600 km373 miles324 nmWest W
Saint-DenisFri 3:56 AM647 km402 miles349 nmSoutheast SE
AntsirabeFri 2:56 AM662 km412 miles358 nmSouthwest SW
Port LouisFri 3:56 AM743 km462 miles401 nmSoutheast SE
MamoutzouFri 2:56 AM808 km502 miles436 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutsamuduFri 2:56 AM920 km572 miles497 nmWest-northwest WNW
FomboniFri 2:56 AM977 km607 miles528 nmWest-northwest WNW
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