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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 Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 15:52:00 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: 91%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 15:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 45' North, Longitude: 90° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.14 meters/second, 1606.1 km/hour, 998.0 miles/hour or 867.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 31' 36.1"997.86 miwest0° 10' 41.6"12.25 misouth998.12 mi
24 hours11° 26' 21.6"785.80 mieast4° 27' 02.3"305.81 misouth845.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehSun 10:52 PM599 km372 miles323 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port BlairSun 9:22 PM607 km377 miles328 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KalmunaiSun 9:22 PM911 km566 miles492 nmWest W
MedanSun 10:52 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmEast-southeast ESE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 9:22 PM1119 km695 miles604 nmWest W
ColomboSun 9:22 PM1125 km699 miles607 nmWest W
ChennaiSun 9:22 PM1279 km795 miles691 nmNorthwest NW
YangonSun 10:22 PM1292 km803 miles698 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSun 11:52 PM1353 km841 miles731 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaduraiSun 9:22 PM1359 km845 miles734 nmWest-northwest WNW
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