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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 Friday, February 15, 2013 at 11:34:00 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: 28%

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 Friday, February 15, 2013 at 11:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 20' North, Longitude: 68° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.30 meters/second, 1574.3 km/hour, 978.2 miles/hour or 850.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.30 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 31' 50.5"978.01 miwest0° 08' 24.5"9.64 minorth977.77 mi
24 hours11° 17' 48.7"760.40 mieast3° 01' 31.3"208.01 minorth783.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MangaluruFri 5:04 PM650 km404 miles351 nmEast E
MumbaiFri 5:04 PM753 km468 miles406 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PuneFri 5:04 PM784 km487 miles423 nmNortheast NE
KulhudhuffushiFri 4:34 PM875 km544 miles473 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BengaluruFri 5:04 PM945 km587 miles510 nmEast E
AnantapurFri 5:04 PM955 km594 miles516 nmEast E
SuratFri 5:04 PM967 km601 miles522 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 5:04 PM1034 km642 miles558 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaduraiFri 5:04 PM1079 km670 miles582 nmEast-southeast ESE
HyderabadFri 5:04 PM1120 km696 miles605 nmEast-northeast ENE

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