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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 02:28:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 23%

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 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 44' North, Longitude: 84° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.50 meters/second, 1593.0 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.50 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.1"989.68 miwest0° 10' 33.1"12.09 misouth990.01 mi
24 hours11° 40' 48.4"796.35 mieast4° 28' 42.7"307.76 misouth857.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrincomaleeThu 7:58 AM355 km221 miles192 nmWest-southwest WSW
KalmunaiThu 7:58 AM369 km229 miles199 nmSouthwest SW
KandyThu 7:58 AM480 km298 miles259 nmSouthwest SW
ChennaiThu 7:58 AM571 km355 miles308 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 7:58 AM571 km355 miles308 nmWest-southwest WSW
ColomboThu 7:58 AM574 km357 miles310 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaduraiThu 7:58 AM673 km418 miles363 nmWest W
BengaluruThu 7:58 AM813 km505 miles439 nmWest-northwest WNW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 7:58 AM814 km506 miles439 nmWest W
VisakhapatnamThu 7:58 AM888 km552 miles479 nmNorth N

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