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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 7:20 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:31 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 09:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 24' North
Longitude: 63° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.83 meters/second, 1615.8 km/hour, 1004.0 miles/hour or 872.5 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' 50.8"1004.00 miwest0° 11' 53.9"13.63 minorth1004.08 mi
24 hours11° 31' 06.5"796.78 mieast4° 38' 42.5"319.19 minorth857.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaTue 1:34 PM1058 km657 miles571 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleTue 2:34 PM1183 km735 miles639 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaTue 3:34 PM1303 km810 miles704 nmSoutheast SE
ThiruvananthapuramTue 3:04 PM1735 km1078 miles937 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiTue 3:04 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmNortheast NE
ColomboTue 3:04 PM1950 km1211 miles1053 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 3:04 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmEast-northeast ENE
MogadishuTue 12:34 PM2036 km1265 miles1099 nmWest W
BangaloreTue 3:04 PM2079 km1292 miles1123 nmNortheast NE
MumbaiTue 3:04 PM2290 km1423 miles1236 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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