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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 Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 07:50:00 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: 3%

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 Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 07:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 16' North, Longitude: 80° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.59 meters/second, 1604.1 km/hour, 996.8 miles/hour or 866.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.61 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 31' 29.4"996.64 miwest0° 10' 36.4"12.15 minorth996.52 mi
24 hours11° 23' 28.9"781.64 mieast4° 00' 11.2"275.12 minorth824.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KandyWed 1:20 PM15 km9 miles8 nmEast-northeast ENE
KurunegalaWed 1:20 PM29 km18 miles16 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 1:20 PM77 km48 miles42 nmWest-southwest WSW
ColomboWed 1:20 PM81 km50 miles43 nmWest-southwest WSW
GalleWed 1:20 PM140 km87 miles76 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KalmunaiWed 1:20 PM147 km91 miles79 nmEast E
TrincomaleeWed 1:20 PM165 km103 miles89 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaduraiWed 1:20 PM394 km245 miles213 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramWed 1:20 PM415 km258 miles224 nmWest-northwest WNW
TheniWed 1:20 PM452 km281 miles244 nmNorthwest NW

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