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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 02:08:00 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 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 23' North, Longitude: 80° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.56 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' 00.8"1003.28 miwest0° 11' 56.5"13.67 misouth1003.45 mi
24 hours11° 47' 45.3"815.23 mieast4° 52' 25.8"334.87 misouth881.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 7:38 AM507 km315 miles274 nmNorth N
ColomboFri 7:38 AM511 km318 miles276 nmNorth N
KandyFri 7:38 AM544 km338 miles294 nmNorth N
KalmunaiFri 7:38 AM571 km355 miles308 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 7:38 AM796 km495 miles430 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleFri 7:08 AM827 km514 miles446 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaduraiFri 7:38 AM883 km548 miles477 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addu CityFri 7:08 AM910 km566 miles492 nmWest-southwest WSW
KulhudhuffushiFri 7:08 AM971 km603 miles524 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChennaiFri 7:38 AM1185 km736 miles640 nmNorth N

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