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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, March 12, 2013 at 08:00:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 51' North, Longitude: 66° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.48 meters/second, 1614.5 km/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.0"1003.13 miwest0° 11' 28.2"13.14 minorth1003.13 mi
24 hours11° 27' 03.0"791.08 mieast4° 26' 16.6"304.95 minorth845.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaleTue 1:00 PM778 km483 miles420 nmEast E
Addu CityTue 1:00 PM822 km511 miles444 nmEast-southeast ESE
KulhudhuffushiTue 1:00 PM826 km513 miles446 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaTue 2:00 PM1297 km806 miles700 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThiruvananthapuramTue 1:30 PM1302 km809 miles703 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiTue 1:30 PM1490 km926 miles805 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaTue 12:00 Noon1494 km928 miles807 nmSouthwest SW
ColomboTue 1:30 PM1534 km953 miles829 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 1:30 PM1539 km956 miles831 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengaluruTue 1:30 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmNortheast NE
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