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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: 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 09:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 19' North, Longitude: 68° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.83 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' 50.1"1003.92 miwest0° 11' 54.3"13.63 minorth1004.00 mi
24 hours11° 31' 21.1"797.01 mieast4° 38' 56.7"319.44 minorth857.66 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 2:14 PM510 km317 miles275 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaleTue 2:14 PM687 km427 miles371 nmNortheast NE
KulhudhuffushiTue 2:14 PM851 km529 miles460 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaTue 3:14 PM944 km586 miles510 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThiruvananthapuramTue 2:44 PM1289 km801 miles696 nmNortheast NE
ColomboTue 2:44 PM1442 km896 miles779 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 2:44 PM1445 km898 miles780 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiTue 2:44 PM1491 km926 miles805 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaTue 1:14 PM1568 km974 miles846 nmWest-southwest WSW
BangaloreTue 2:44 PM1709 km1062 miles923 nmNortheast NE
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