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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 03:28:00 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 03:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 33' North, Longitude: 69° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.72 meters/second, 1593.8 km/hour, 990.3 miles/hour or 860.6 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 misouth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.5"990.18 miwest0° 10' 36.8"12.16 misouth990.51 mi
24 hours11° 41' 13.1"797.23 mieast4° 29' 58.6"309.21 misouth859.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KulhudhuffushiThu 8:28 AM490 km304 miles265 nmSoutheast SE
MangaluruThu 8:58 AM667 km414 miles360 nmNortheast NE
MaleThu 8:28 AM726 km451 miles392 nmSoutheast SE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 8:58 AM802 km498 miles433 nmEast E
MaduraiThu 8:58 AM921 km572 miles497 nmEast E
BengaluruThu 8:58 AM935 km581 miles505 nmEast-northeast ENE
AnantapurThu 8:58 AM1026 km638 miles554 nmNortheast NE
PuneThu 8:58 AM1087 km676 miles587 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MumbaiThu 8:58 AM1093 km679 miles590 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboThu 8:58 AM1154 km717 miles623 nmEast-southeast ESE

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