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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 5:30:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 03' South, Longitude: 85° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.33 meters/second, 1560.0 km/hour, 969.3 miles/hour or 842.3 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 miNorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 26' 31.8"969.15 miWest0° 09' 36.7"11.01 miNorth969.55 mi
24 hours13° 04' 45.1"877.72 miEast4° 10' 28.9"286.96 miNorth930.26 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 11:30 AM1601 km995 miles864 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:00 AM2392 km1486 miles1291 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSat 11:00 AM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSat 10:30 AM2403 km1493 miles1297 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaSat 12:30 PM2507 km1558 miles1353 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungSat 12:30 PM2558 km1589 miles1381 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:30 PM2622 km1629 miles1416 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSat 1:30 PM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandSat 10:30 AM2742 km1704 miles1481 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisSat 9:30 AM3037 km1887 miles1640 nmWest-southwest WSW

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