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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 03:08:00 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 03:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 11' North, Longitude: 66° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.60 meters/second, 1615.0 km/hour, 1003.5 miles/hour or 872.0 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' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.5"1003.38 miwest0° 11' 58.2"13.71 misouth1003.54 mi
24 hours11° 48' 53.6"816.66 mieast4° 52' 50.0"335.34 misouth883.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addu CityFri 8:08 AM833 km517 miles450 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaleFri 8:08 AM841 km522 miles454 nmEast-northeast ENE
KulhudhuffushiFri 8:08 AM906 km563 miles489 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaFri 9:08 AM1257 km781 miles679 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 8:38 AM1380 km857 miles745 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaFri 7:08 AM1413 km878 miles763 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaduraiFri 8:38 AM1571 km976 miles848 nmEast-northeast ENE
ColomboFri 8:38 AM1603 km996 miles865 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 8:38 AM1607 km999 miles868 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengaluruFri 8:38 AM1729 km1074 miles933 nmNortheast NE

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