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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, September 27, 2012 at 17:24:00 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: 94%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 25' South, Longitude: 68° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.10 meters/second, 1613.2 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 32' 00.1"1002.30 miwest0° 11' 27.8"13.13 minorth1002.51 mi
24 hours11° 03' 40.6"762.85 mieast4° 36' 32.8"316.69 minorth827.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaThu 11:24 PM538 km334 miles291 nmSoutheast SE
Addu CityThu 10:24 PM659 km409 miles356 nmNortheast NE
MaleThu 10:24 PM1101 km684 miles594 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaThu 9:24 PM1451 km901 miles783 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramThu 10:54 PM1708 km1061 miles922 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboThu 10:54 PM1778 km1105 miles960 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 10:54 PM1780 km1106 miles961 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiThu 10:54 PM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisThu 9:24 PM2112 km1313 miles1141 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BengaluruThu 10:54 PM2167 km1347 miles1170 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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