Lunar Calendar Month March 2014 (Mauritius)

The Moon is the only natural satellite of the Earth and the fifth largest moon in the Solar System. It is the largest natural satellite in the solar system relative to the size of its planet. The following is information specific for Port Louis, Mauritius during March 2014.

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Date and time of moon phases

The information in the following table comes from calculations published by the Astronomical Applications Department of the U.S. Naval Observatory.

Moon phasesDatesTime
new moon2014-03-0112:00
1st quarter2014-03-0817:27
full moon2014-03-1621:08
3rd quarter2014-03-2405:46
new moon2014-03-3022:45

Apogee and perigee of the Moon

The following table shows the dates of perigee and apogee of the Moon during March 2014.

PositionDatesTimeDistanceNotes
Apogee2014-03-1123:47405,365 km
Perigee2014-03-2722:31365,705 km

Illumination of the Moon

The following table depicts the illumination of the Moon, calculated at 00:00, throughtout the 31 days of March 2014.

The information of the moon (phases of the moon, cycles of the moon) presented here applies to all the territory of Mauritius.

March 2014
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 9
24Monday
 
25Tuesday
 
26Wednesday
 
27Thursday
 
28Friday
 
1Saturday
 
0.4% illuminated
0.4% illuminated
Age:28.9
2Sunday
 
0.3% illuminated
0.3% illuminated
Age:0.6
Week 10
3Monday
 
3.1% illuminated
3.1% illuminated
Age:1.7
4Tuesday
 
8.3% illuminated
8.3% illuminated
Age:2.7
5Wednesday
 
15.4% illuminated
15.4% illuminated
Age:3.8
6Thursday
 
23.9% illuminated
23.9% illuminated
Age:4.8
7Friday
 
33.2% illuminated
33.2% illuminated
Age:5.8
8Saturday
 
42.9% illuminated
42.9% illuminated
Age:6.7
9Sunday
 
52.6% illuminated
52.6% illuminated
Age:7.6
Week 11
10Monday
 
62.1% illuminated
62.1% illuminated
Age:8.5
11Tuesday
 
71% illuminated
71% illuminated
Age:9.4
12Wednesday
 
79.1% illuminated
79.1% illuminated
Age:10.3
13Thursday
 
86.3% illuminated
86.3% illuminated
Age:11.2
14Friday
 
92.1% illuminated
92.1% illuminated
Age:12.1
15Saturday
 
96.5% illuminated
96.5% illuminated
Age:13
16Sunday
 
99.2% illuminated
99.2% illuminated
Age:13.9
Week 12
17Monday
 
100% illuminated
100% illuminated
Age:14.9
18Tuesday
 
98.8% illuminated
98.8% illuminated
Age:15.8
19Wednesday
 
95.4% illuminated
95.4% illuminated
Age:16.8
20Thursday
 
90.1% illuminated
90.1% illuminated
Age:17.8
21Friday
 
82.8% illuminated
82.8% illuminated
Age:18.8
22Saturday
 
73.9% illuminated
73.9% illuminated
Age:19.8
23Sunday
 
63.7% illuminated
63.7% illuminated
Age:20.8
Week 13
24Monday
 
52.6% illuminated
52.6% illuminated
Age:21.9
25Tuesday
 
41.3% illuminated
41.3% illuminated
Age:23
26Wednesday
 
30.3% illuminated
30.3% illuminated
Age:24.1
27Thursday
 
20.1% illuminated
20.1% illuminated
Age:25.2
28Friday
 
11.6% illuminated
11.6% illuminated
Age:26.3
29Saturday
 
5.1% illuminated
5.1% illuminated
Age:27.4
30Sunday
 
1.2% illuminated
1.2% illuminated
Age:28.5
Week 14
31Monday
 
0% illuminated
0% illuminated
Age:0.1
1Tuesday
 
2Wednesday
 
3Thursday
 
4Friday
 
5Saturday
 
6Sunday
 
7Monday
 
8Tuesday
 
9Wednesday
 
10Thursday
 
11Friday
 
12Saturday
 
13Sunday
 
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