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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 Monday, February 11, 2013 at 07:20:00 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 phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 11, 2013 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 51' South, Longitude: 84° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.63 meters/second, 1607.9 km/hour, 999.1 miles/hour or 868.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.65 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 29' 40.3"999.00 miwest0° 11' 58.1"13.71 minorth999.24 mi
24 hours11° 54' 32.1"820.80 mieast4° 48' 11.5"330.03 minorth886.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 1:20 PM1347 km837 miles727 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:50 PM1388 km863 miles750 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboMon 12:50 PM1393 km866 miles752 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleMon 12:20 PM1564 km972 miles844 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramMon 12:50 PM1689 km1050 miles912 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiMon 12:50 PM1773 km1102 miles957 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MedanMon 2:20 PM1848 km1149 miles998 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengkuluMon 2:20 PM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmEast E
ChennaiMon 12:50 PM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BengaluruMon 12:50 PM2109 km1310 miles1139 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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