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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: 19%

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 Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 10:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 30' North, Longitude: 69° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.22 meters/second, 1595.6 km/hour, 991.4 miles/hour or 861.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.52 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 31' 50.6"991.31 miwest0° 09' 59.7"11.45 minorth991.14 mi
24 hours11° 15' 10.9"767.73 mieast3° 42' 57.1"255.41 minorth804.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KulhudhuffushiThu 3:44 PM489 km304 miles264 nmSoutheast SE
MangaluruThu 4:14 PM672 km417 miles363 nmNortheast NE
MaleThu 3:44 PM724 km450 miles391 nmSoutheast SE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 4:14 PM804 km499 miles434 nmEast E
MaduraiThu 4:14 PM924 km574 miles499 nmEast E
BengaluruThu 4:14 PM939 km583 miles507 nmEast-northeast ENE
AnantapurThu 4:14 PM1031 km641 miles557 nmNortheast NE
PuneThu 4:14 PM1092 km679 miles590 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MumbaiThu 4:14 PM1098 km682 miles593 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboThu 4:14 PM1155 km718 miles624 nmEast-southeast ESE
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