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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 03:32:00 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 03:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 06' North, Longitude: 60° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.62 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.72 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.6"1003.41 miwest0° 11' 58.8"13.72 misouth1003.57 mi
24 hours11° 49' 21.1"817.23 mieast4° 52' 59.4"335.51 misouth883.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 7:32 AM925 km575 miles499 nmSouthwest SW
MaleFri 8:32 AM1474 km916 miles796 nmEast E
MogadishuFri 6:32 AM1676 km1042 miles905 nmWest W
Diego GarciaFri 9:32 AM1693 km1052 miles914 nmSoutheast SE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 9:02 AM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdenFri 6:32 AM2072 km1287 miles1119 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiFri 9:02 AM2141 km1331 miles1156 nmEast-northeast ENE
DjiboutiFri 6:32 AM2175 km1352 miles1175 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboFri 9:02 AM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 9:02 AM2229 km1385 miles1203 nmEast-northeast ENE
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