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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: 9%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:53 PM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 32' South, Longitude: 83° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.56 meters/second, 1578.8 km/hour, 981.0 miles/hour or 852.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.35 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 28' 19.8"980.89 miwest0° 10' 15.4"11.75 minorth981.26 mi
24 hours12° 25' 34.3"842.24 mieast4° 20' 26.3"298.32 minorth898.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 10:20 AM1305 km811 miles705 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSat 9:20 AM2061 km1280 miles1113 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 9:50 AM2075 km1289 miles1120 nmNorth N
ColomboSat 9:50 AM2080 km1292 miles1123 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 9:50 AM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiSat 9:50 AM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurSat 12:20 PM2584 km1605 miles1395 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSat 11:20 AM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmEast E
SingaporeSat 12:20 PM2657 km1651 miles1435 nmEast-northeast ENE
BangaloreSat 9:50 AM2788 km1733 miles1506 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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