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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 02:34:00 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: 39%

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 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 54' North, Longitude: 62° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.04 meters/second, 1605.7 km/hour, 997.8 miles/hour or 867.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.1"997.62 miwest0° 11' 02.1"12.64 misouth997.90 mi
24 hours11° 26' 55.4"786.21 mieast4° 36' 18.5"316.43 misouth850.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaleThu 7:34 AM1204 km748 miles650 nmEast-southeast ESE
VictoriaThu 6:34 AM1524 km947 miles823 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 8:04 AM1550 km963 miles837 nmEast E
MaduraiThu 8:04 AM1699 km1056 miles917 nmEast-northeast ENE
MumbaiThu 8:04 AM1707 km1061 miles922 nmNortheast NE
BengaluruThu 8:04 AM1732 km1077 miles935 nmEast-northeast ENE
PuneThu 8:04 AM1744 km1083 miles942 nmNortheast NE
ColomboThu 8:04 AM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 8:04 AM1871 km1162 miles1010 nmEast E
Diego GarciaThu 8:34 AM1890 km1174 miles1020 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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