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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

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 08:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 54' North, Longitude: 63° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.46 meters/second, 1614.5 km/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.1"1003.10 miwest0° 11' 27.9"13.13 minorth1003.10 mi
24 hours11° 26' 59.0"790.98 mieast4° 26' 04.4"304.72 minorth845.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaleTue 1:14 PM1149 km714 miles620 nmEast E
VictoriaTue 12:14 PM1202 km747 miles649 nmSouthwest SW
Diego GarciaTue 2:14 PM1523 km946 miles822 nmSoutheast SE
ThiruvananthapuramTue 1:44 PM1639 km1018 miles885 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiTue 1:44 PM1818 km1129 miles982 nmEast-northeast ENE
ColomboTue 1:44 PM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 1:44 PM1901 km1181 miles1026 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengaluruTue 1:44 PM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmNortheast NE
MogadishuTue 11:14 AM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmWest W
MumbaiTue 1:44 PM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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