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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 Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 14:32:00 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: 75%

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 Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 14:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 55' South, Longitude: 80° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.03 meters/second, 1609.3 km/hour, 1000.0 miles/hour or 869.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 31' 58.1"999.90 miwest0° 11' 08.7"12.76 minorth1000.14 mi
24 hours11° 02' 05.3"759.23 mieast4° 30' 34.2"309.85 minorth822.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaWed 8:32 PM923 km573 miles498 nmWest W
Addu CityWed 7:32 PM1015 km631 miles548 nmNorthwest NW
MaleWed 7:32 PM1369 km850 miles739 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 8:02 PM1418 km881 miles766 nmNorth N
ColomboWed 8:02 PM1422 km883 miles768 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramWed 8:02 PM1646 km1023 miles889 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiWed 8:02 PM1773 km1102 miles957 nmNorth N
ChennaiWed 8:02 PM2101 km1306 miles1135 nmNorth N
BengaluruWed 8:02 PM2116 km1315 miles1143 nmNorth N
Kuala LumpurWed 10:32 PM2546 km1582 miles1375 nmEast-northeast ENE
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