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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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 43' South, Longitude: 86° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.09 meters/second, 1587.9 km/hour, 986.7 miles/hour or 857.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.44 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 28' 11.3"986.57 miwest0° 11' 13.7"12.86 minorth986.92 mi
24 hours12° 26' 27.3"848.25 mieast4° 39' 24.9"320.02 minorth911.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 12:20 PM1530 km951 miles826 nmWest W
BengkuluSun 1:20 PM1901 km1181 miles1026 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 11:50 AM1960 km1218 miles1058 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSun 11:50 AM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSun 11:20 AM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmNorthwest NW
Kuala LumpurSun 2:20 PM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramSun 11:50 AM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SingaporeSun 2:20 PM2312 km1437 miles1248 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaSun 1:20 PM2316 km1439 miles1251 nmEast E
MaduraiSun 11:50 AM2344 km1457 miles1266 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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