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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 5%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:20 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:31 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 07:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 03' North, Longitude: 88° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.81 meters/second, 1615.7 km/hour, 1004.0 miles/hour or 872.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.0"1003.95 miwest0° 11' 55.6"13.66 minorth1004.04 mi
24 hours11° 32' 18.9"798.19 mieast4° 39' 50.8"320.49 minorth859.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehTue 2:50 PM954 km593 miles515 nmNortheast NE
MedanTue 2:50 PM1175 km730 miles635 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 1:20 PM1235 km767 miles667 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboTue 1:20 PM1242 km771 miles670 nmNorthwest NW
Kuala LumpurTue 3:50 PM1485 km923 miles802 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengkuluTue 2:50 PM1566 km973 miles846 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaduraiTue 1:20 PM1602 km996 miles865 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramTue 1:20 PM1605 km997 miles867 nmNorthwest NW
SingaporeTue 3:50 PM1691 km1051 miles913 nmEast E
ChennaiTue 1:20 PM1716 km1066 miles926 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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