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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 Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 08:14:00 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: 7%

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 Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 08:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 20' North, Longitude: 86° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.48 meters/second, 1585.7 km/hour, 985.3 miles/hour or 856.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.42 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.8"985.16 miwest0° 09' 15.5"10.61 minorth984.96 mi
24 hours11° 25' 04.5"774.44 mieast3° 23' 27.7"233.11 minorth803.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrincomaleeThu 1:44 PM614 km381 miles331 nmWest-southwest WSW
KalmunaiThu 1:44 PM637 km396 miles344 nmSouthwest SW
ChennaiThu 1:44 PM661 km411 miles357 nmWest-northwest WNW
KandyThu 1:44 PM747 km464 miles403 nmSouthwest SW
VisakhapatnamThu 1:44 PM768 km477 miles415 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 1:44 PM837 km520 miles452 nmSouthwest SW
ColomboThu 1:44 PM840 km522 miles454 nmSouthwest SW
MaduraiThu 1:44 PM886 km551 miles478 nmWest W
BengaluruThu 1:44 PM946 km588 miles511 nmWest-northwest WNW
BhubaneshwarThu 1:44 PM987 km614 miles533 nmNorth N
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