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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: 7%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:51 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:27 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 08:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 22' North, Longitude: 83° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.44 meters/second, 1585.6 km/hour, 985.2 miles/hour or 856.1 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"985.13 miwest0° 09' 14.8"10.60 minorth984.92 mi
24 hours11° 25' 06.1"774.45 mieast3° 23' 08.9"232.77 minorth803.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChennaiThu 1:54 PM387 km241 miles209 nmWest-northwest WNW
TrincomaleeThu 1:54 PM389 km242 miles210 nmSouthwest SW
KalmunaiThu 1:54 PM469 km291 miles253 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaduraiThu 1:54 PM599 km372 miles324 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 1:54 PM625 km388 miles338 nmSouthwest SW
ColomboThu 1:54 PM626 km389 miles338 nmSouthwest SW
KakinadaThu 1:54 PM633 km393 miles342 nmNorth N
BangaloreThu 1:54 PM660 km410 miles356 nmWest-northwest WNW
TheniThu 1:54 PM666 km414 miles359 nmWest-southwest WSW
VisakhapatnamThu 1:54 PM700 km435 miles378 nmNorth N
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