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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, October 11, 2012 at 02:18:00 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: 24%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 45' North, Longitude: 86° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.46 meters/second, 1592.9 km/hour, 989.8 miles/hour or 860.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.49 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.2"989.60 miwest0° 10' 32.4"12.07 misouth989.93 mi
24 hours11° 40' 44.4"796.20 mieast4° 28' 29.9"307.52 misouth857.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KalmunaiThu 7:48 AM592 km368 miles320 nmWest-southwest WSW
TrincomaleeThu 7:48 AM612 km380 miles330 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port BlairThu 7:48 AM672 km418 miles363 nmEast-northeast ENE
KandyThu 7:48 AM718 km446 miles388 nmWest-southwest WSW
ChennaiThu 7:48 AM789 km490 miles426 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 7:48 AM808 km502 miles436 nmWest-southwest WSW
ColomboThu 7:48 AM812 km505 miles439 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaduraiThu 7:48 AM938 km583 miles507 nmWest W
VisakhapatnamThu 7:48 AM954 km592 miles515 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BengaluruThu 7:48 AM1056 km656 miles570 nmWest-northwest WNW
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