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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 06:30:00 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 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 53' South, Longitude: 70° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.66 meters/second, 1561.2 km/hour, 970.1 miles/hour or 843.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.17 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 26' 35.8"969.90 miwest0° 09' 41.7"11.11 minorth970.30 mi
24 hours13° 03' 08.9"876.53 mieast4° 12' 03.5"288.76 minorth929.63 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 12:30 PM743 km462 miles401 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisSat 10:30 AM1588 km987 miles857 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisSat 10:30 AM1815 km1128 miles980 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSat 10:30 AM1982 km1232 miles1070 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSat 11:30 AM2018 km1254 miles1089 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:00 Noon2503 km1555 miles1352 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 12:00 Noon2504 km1556 miles1352 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoSat 9:30 AM2559 km1590 miles1381 nmWest-southwest WSW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:00 Noon2564 km1593 miles1384 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandSat 11:30 AM2730 km1696 miles1474 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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