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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, November 8, 2012 at 00:36:00 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: 40%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 15' North, Longitude: 91° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.71 meters/second, 1604.5 km/hour, 997.0 miles/hour or 866.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 31' 41.1"996.89 miwest0° 10' 56.3"12.53 misouth997.17 mi
24 hours11° 25' 41.3"784.19 mieast4° 34' 27.0"314.31 misouth847.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehThu 7:36 AM456 km283 miles246 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port BlairThu 6:06 AM499 km310 miles269 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedanThu 7:36 AM886 km551 miles479 nmEast-southeast ESE
Hat YaiThu 7:36 AM984 km612 miles531 nmEast E
YangonThu 7:06 AM1165 km724 miles629 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BangkokThu 7:36 AM1211 km753 miles654 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurThu 8:36 AM1213 km753 miles655 nmEast-southeast ESE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 6:06 AM1287 km800 miles695 nmWest W
ColomboThu 6:06 AM1293 km803 miles698 nmWest W
ChennaiThu 6:06 AM1394 km866 miles753 nmWest-northwest WNW
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