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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 Friday, August 17, 2012 at 07:28:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:56 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:56 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 17, 2012 at 07:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 00' North, Longitude: 63° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.90 meters/second, 1590.9 km/hour, 988.5 miles/hour or 859.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.47 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 30' 33.0"988.36 miwest0° 10' 53.8"12.48 misouth988.71 mi
24 hours11° 45' 46.7"801.31 mieast4° 35' 59.7"316.11 misouth865.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaleFri 12:28 PM1313 km816 miles709 nmEast-southeast ESE
MumbaiFri 12:58 PM1437 km893 miles776 nmNortheast NE
PuneFri 12:58 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:58 PM1525 km948 miles824 nmEast E
MuscatFri 11:28 AM1582 km983 miles854 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BengaluruFri 12:58 PM1605 km998 miles867 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuratFri 12:58 PM1617 km1005 miles873 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiFri 12:58 PM1641 km1020 miles886 nmEast E
KarachiFri 12:28 PM1693 km1052 miles914 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaFri 11:28 AM1829 km1137 miles988 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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