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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, October 12, 2012 at 03:38:00 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: 15%

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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 03:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 01' North, Longitude: 79° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.98 meters/second, 1609.1 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 31.6"999.74 miwest0° 11' 52.0"13.59 misouth999.98 mi
24 hours11° 55' 53.3"822.16 mieast4° 54' 09.3"336.86 misouth890.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalleFri 9:08 AM175 km109 miles95 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 9:08 AM230 km143 miles124 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 9:08 AM231 km143 miles125 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KandyFri 9:08 AM310 km193 miles167 nmNortheast NE
KalmunaiFri 9:08 AM410 km255 miles222 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 9:08 AM447 km278 miles242 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TrincomaleeFri 9:08 AM464 km288 miles251 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaduraiFri 9:08 AM551 km342 miles297 nmNorth N
TheniFri 9:08 AM578 km359 miles312 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleFri 8:38 AM616 km383 miles333 nmWest W
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