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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: 3%

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 Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 60' South, Longitude: 81° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.88 meters/second, 1601.6 km/hour, 995.2 miles/hour or 864.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.59 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 29' 36.0"995.13 miwest0° 11' 24.3"13.06 minorth995.41 mi
24 hours11° 58' 06.9"821.79 mieast4° 39' 29.6"320.10 minorth884.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 11:20 AM1000 km621 miles540 nmWest W
MaleSun 10:20 AM1519 km944 miles820 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 10:50 AM1545 km960 miles834 nmNorth N
ColomboSun 10:50 AM1549 km962 miles836 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramSun 10:50 AM1786 km1110 miles964 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiSun 10:50 AM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmNorth N
ChennaiSun 10:50 AM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmNorth N
BangaloreSun 10:50 AM2250 km1398 miles1215 nmNorth N
Kuala LumpurSun 1:20 PM2512 km1561 miles1356 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSun 1:20 PM2650 km1647 miles1431 nmEast-northeast ENE
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