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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 Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 13:32:00 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: 65%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 13:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 25' South, Longitude: 83° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.34 meters/second, 1588.8 km/hour, 987.3 miles/hour or 857.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.45 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 30' 35.7"987.13 miwest0° 10' 23.6"11.91 minorth987.48 mi
24 hours11° 29' 31.6"781.85 mieast4° 18' 59.2"296.64 minorth840.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaTue 7:32 PM1285 km798 miles694 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 7:02 PM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboTue 7:02 PM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleTue 6:32 PM1969 km1223 miles1063 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramTue 7:02 PM2221 km1380 miles1199 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiTue 7:02 PM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurTue 9:32 PM2497 km1552 miles1348 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeTue 9:32 PM2582 km1605 miles1394 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaTue 8:32 PM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmEast E
ChennaiTue 7:02 PM2626 km1632 miles1418 nmNorth N

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