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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 Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 05:10:00 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: 8%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 05:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 23' South, Longitude: 71° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.80 meters/second, 1579.7 km/hour, 981.6 miles/hour or 853.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.36 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 28' 22.5"981.42 miwest0° 10' 18.4"11.81 minorth981.79 mi
24 hours12° 24' 34.6"841.53 mieast4° 21' 21.1"299.36 minorth898.47 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 11:10 AM455 km282 miles245 nmNorth N
MaleSat 10:10 AM1732 km1076 miles935 nmNorth N
Port LouisSat 9:10 AM1807 km1123 miles976 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaSat 9:10 AM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisSat 9:10 AM2032 km1262 miles1097 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 10:40 AM2215 km1376 miles1196 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 10:40 AM2215 km1377 miles1196 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 10:40 AM2274 km1413 miles1228 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaduraiSat 10:40 AM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoSat 8:10 AM2730 km1696 miles1474 nmWest-southwest WSW
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