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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 5:14:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 6%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, March 15, 2012 at 1:27 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, March 22, 2012 at 2:39 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 05:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 49' South, Longitude: 76° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.66 meters/second, 1611.6 km/hour, 1001.4 miles/hour or 870.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.69 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 33' 02.5"1001.30 miWest0° 11' 23.8"13.05 miNorth1001.55 mi
24 hours10° 38' 11.2"731.95 miEast4° 36' 34.1"316.72 miNorth799.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaTue 11:14 AM451 km281 miles244 nmWest-southwest WSW
Addu CityTue 10:14 AM663 km412 miles358 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleTue 10:14 AM1145 km712 miles618 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 10:44 AM1464 km910 miles791 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboTue 10:44 AM1466 km911 miles792 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramTue 10:44 AM1586 km986 miles856 nmNorth N
MaduraiTue 10:44 AM1753 km1089 miles947 nmNorth N
BengaluruTue 10:44 AM2083 km1295 miles1125 nmNorth N
ChennaiTue 10:44 AM2138 km1329 miles1155 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaTue 9:14 AM2305 km1432 miles1244 nmWest W

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