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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 01:58:00 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: 29%

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 01:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 25' North, Longitude: 83° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.55 meters/second, 1614.8 km/hour, 1003.4 miles/hour or 871.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.1"1003.26 miwest0° 11' 56.2"13.67 misouth1003.43 mi
24 hours11° 47' 34.0"815.00 mieast4° 52' 21.5"334.79 misouth881.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KalmunaiFri 7:28 AM573 km356 miles310 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KandyFri 7:28 AM608 km378 miles328 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 7:28 AM611 km380 miles330 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboFri 7:28 AM617 km384 miles333 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 7:28 AM962 km598 miles519 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiFri 7:28 AM1000 km621 miles540 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleFri 6:58 AM1089 km677 miles588 nmWest W
ChennaiFri 7:28 AM1222 km759 miles660 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BengaluruFri 7:28 AM1320 km820 miles713 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaFri 7:58 AM1607 km998 miles868 nmSouthwest SW

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