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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, November 9, 2012 at 01:28:00 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: 30%

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 Friday, November 9, 2012 at 01:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 30' North, Longitude: 90° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.53 meters/second, 1614.7 km/hour, 1003.3 miles/hour or 871.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 02.3"1003.21 miwest0° 11' 55.3"13.65 misouth1003.38 mi
24 hours11° 47' 00.5"814.29 mieast4° 52' 08.7"334.55 misouth880.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehFri 8:28 AM641 km398 miles346 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanFri 8:28 AM927 km576 miles500 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurFri 9:28 AM1257 km781 miles679 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 6:58 AM1260 km783 miles680 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboFri 6:58 AM1267 km787 miles684 nmWest-northwest WNW
BengkuluFri 8:28 AM1492 km927 miles805 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeFri 9:28 AM1502 km933 miles811 nmEast E
MaduraiFri 6:58 AM1587 km986 miles857 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChennaiFri 6:58 AM1616 km1004 miles873 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 6:58 AM1631 km1014 miles881 nmWest-northwest WNW
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