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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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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 04' South, Longitude: 87° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.27 meters/second, 1559.8 km/hour, 969.2 miles/hour or 842.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.15 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 26' 31.1"969.03 miwest0° 09' 35.8"11.00 minorth969.43 mi
24 hours13° 05' 01.1"877.91 mieast4° 10' 13.0"286.66 minorth930.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 11:20 AM1836 km1141 miles991 nmWest-northwest WNW
BengkuluSat 12:20 PM1956 km1215 miles1056 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSat 12:20 PM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungSat 12:20 PM2310 km1435 miles1247 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:20 PM2447 km1520 miles1321 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSat 1:20 PM2456 km1526 miles1326 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 10:50 AM2475 km1538 miles1336 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSat 10:50 AM2480 km1541 miles1339 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSat 10:20 AM2559 km1590 miles1382 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSat 10:20 AM2816 km1750 miles1520 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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