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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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 09:44:00 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: 13%

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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 09:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 55' North, Longitude: 75° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.06 meters/second, 1562.6 km/hour, 971.0 miles/hour or 843.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.18 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.3"970.76 miwest0° 07' 27.3"8.55 minorth970.51 mi
24 hours11° 29' 52.5"768.63 mieast2° 36' 45.9"179.66 minorth784.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DavangereFri 3:14 PM54 km33 miles29 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HubballiFri 3:14 PM79 km49 miles43 nmNorthwest NW
TarikereFri 3:14 PM134 km83 miles72 nmSouth S
KadurFri 3:14 PM153 km95 miles83 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelagaviFri 3:14 PM167 km104 miles90 nmNorthwest NW
ChikkamagaluruFri 3:14 PM176 km109 miles95 nmSouth S
KundapurFri 3:14 PM180 km112 miles97 nmSouthwest SW
MargaoFri 3:14 PM195 km121 miles105 nmWest-northwest WNW
AnantapurFri 3:14 PM203 km126 miles109 nmEast E
UdupiFri 3:14 PM203 km126 miles110 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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