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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 Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 06:20:00 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

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 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 55' South, Longitude: 73° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.61 meters/second, 1561.0 km/hour, 970.0 miles/hour or 842.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.16 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 26' 35.1"969.78 miwest0° 09' 40.9"11.09 minorth970.18 mi
24 hours13° 03' 24.8"876.73 mieast4° 11' 47.9"288.46 minorth929.73 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 12:20 PM734 km456 miles396 nmNorth N
Port LouisSat 10:20 AM1820 km1131 miles983 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleSat 11:20 AM2000 km1243 miles1080 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisSat 10:20 AM2048 km1272 miles1106 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSat 10:20 AM2214 km1376 miles1195 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:50 AM2413 km1499 miles1303 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 11:50 AM2414 km1500 miles1304 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 11:50 AM2511 km1560 miles1356 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandSat 11:20 AM2680 km1665 miles1447 nmSouth S
AntananarivoSat 9:20 AM2809 km1745 miles1517 nmWest-southwest WSW
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