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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, April 17, 2014 at 22:56:00 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: 92%

Previous phaseFull MoonTuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:44 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterTuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:53 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 22:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 31' South, Longitude: 49° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.06 meters/second, 1533.8 km/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.88 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 26' 38.5"952.81 miwest0° 04' 19.9"4.97 misouth952.63 mi
24 hours13° 31' 51.1"892.60 mieast1° 13' 30.9"84.27 misouth893.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaFri 1:56 AM75 km46 miles40 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoFri 1:56 AM232 km144 miles125 nmSouthwest SW
AntsirabeFri 1:56 AM343 km213 miles185 nmSouthwest SW
MahajangaFri 1:56 AM363 km225 miles196 nmWest-northwest WNW
FianarantsoaFri 1:56 AM486 km302 miles263 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntsirananaFri 1:56 AM580 km361 miles313 nmNorth N
MamoutzouFri 1:56 AM673 km418 miles363 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisFri 2:56 AM759 km472 miles410 nmEast-southeast ESE
MutsamuduFri 1:56 AM783 km487 miles423 nmNorthwest NW
FomboniFri 1:56 AM822 km510 miles444 nmNorthwest NW
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