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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 Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 01:56:00 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: 33%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 01:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 06' South, Longitude: 79° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.58 meters/second, 1506.9 km/hour, 936.3 miles/hour or 813.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.61 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 24' 32.8"936.02 miwest0° 03' 03.7"3.51 misouth935.87 mi
24 hours14° 20' 51.1"932.02 mieast0° 35' 29.1"40.69 misouth931.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaTue 7:56 AM1631 km1014 miles881 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandTue 6:56 AM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmSouth S
Port LouisTue 5:56 AM2347 km1459 miles1267 nmWest W
Saint-DenisTue 5:56 AM2556 km1588 miles1380 nmWest W
MaleTue 6:56 AM2777 km1726 miles1500 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 7:26 AM2986 km1855 miles1612 nmNorth N
VictoriaTue 5:56 AM3160 km1964 miles1706 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaTue 8:56 AM3287 km2043 miles1775 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port-aux-FrancaisTue 6:56 AM3358 km2087 miles1813 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntananarivoTue 4:56 AM3403 km2115 miles1838 nmWest W
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