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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 5:20:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 22' South, Longitude: 69° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.85 meters/second, 1579.8 km/hour, 981.7 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' 28.4"16.36 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miNorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 28' 23.0"981.53 miWest0° 10' 19.0"11.82 miNorth981.90 mi
24 hours12° 24' 22.4"841.38 miEast4° 21' 32.0"299.57 miNorth898.39 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 11:20 AM562 km349 miles303 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisSat 9:20 AM1598 km993 miles863 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaSat 9:20 AM1701 km1057 miles918 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSat 10:20 AM1779 km1106 miles961 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisSat 9:20 AM1818 km1130 miles982 nmSouthwest SW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 10:50 AM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 10:50 AM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 10:50 AM2353 km1462 miles1271 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoSat 8:20 AM2485 km1544 miles1342 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaduraiSat 10:50 AM2547 km1583 miles1375 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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