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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 26, 2013 at 20:26:00 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: 99%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:28 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 20:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 16' South, Longitude: 66° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.99 meters/second, 1616.4 km/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 07.7"1004.27 miwest0° 11' 42.9"13.42 misouth1004.35 mi
24 hours11° 40' 52.4"807.99 mieast4° 40' 36.4"321.34 misouth868.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addu CityWed 1:26 AM751 km467 miles406 nmEast E
MaleWed 1:26 AM931 km578 miles503 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaWed 2:26 AM1028 km639 miles555 nmSoutheast SE
VictoriaWed 12:26 AM1309 km813 miles707 nmWest-southwest WSW
ThiruvananthapuramWed 1:56 AM1520 km944 miles821 nmNortheast NE
ColomboWed 1:56 AM1694 km1052 miles914 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 1:56 AM1697 km1055 miles916 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiWed 1:56 AM1718 km1068 miles928 nmNortheast NE
BengaluruWed 1:56 AM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmNortheast NE
ChennaiWed 1:56 AM2127 km1322 miles1149 nmNortheast NE

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