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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 Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 08:44:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 6%

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 Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 13' North, Longitude: 75° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.82 meters/second, 1615.8 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' 49.0"1003.91 miwest0° 11' 54.8"13.64 minorth1003.99 mi
24 hours11° 31' 41.7"797.41 mieast4° 39' 16.6"319.82 minorth858.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addu CityTue 1:44 PM326 km202 miles176 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleTue 1:44 PM513 km319 miles277 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KulhudhuffushiTue 1:44 PM775 km482 miles419 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboTue 2:14 PM860 km534 miles464 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 2:14 PM860 km535 miles465 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Diego GarciaTue 2:44 PM922 km573 miles498 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ThiruvananthapuramTue 2:14 PM923 km573 miles498 nmNorth N
KandyTue 2:14 PM941 km585 miles508 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaduraiTue 2:14 PM1099 km683 miles594 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BengaluruTue 2:14 PM1421 km883 miles767 nmNorth N
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