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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 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 33' South, Longitude: 74° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.32 meters/second, 1588.7 km/hour, 987.2 miles/hour or 857.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.45 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 28' 14.5"987.08 miwest0° 11' 16.0"12.91 minorth987.44 mi
24 hours12° 25' 15.8"847.29 mieast4° 40' 01.4"320.72 minorth910.49 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 1:10 PM305 km189 miles165 nmNorthwest NW
Addu CitySun 12:10 PM986 km613 miles533 nmNorth N
MaleSun 12:10 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:40 PM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSun 12:40 PM1932 km1201 miles1043 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSun 12:40 PM2022 km1257 miles1092 nmNorth N
VictoriaSun 11:10 AM2125 km1321 miles1148 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisSun 11:10 AM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmSouthwest SW
MaduraiSun 12:40 PM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisSun 11:10 AM2355 km1463 miles1272 nmSouthwest SW

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