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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 28, 2013 at 19:58:00 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: 97%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:29 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:38 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 19:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 06' South, Longitude: 78° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.26 meters/second, 1574.1 km/hour, 978.1 miles/hour or 850.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.30 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 27' 30.8"977.91 miwest0° 09' 59.9"11.45 misouth977.67 mi
24 hours13° 16' 23.3"897.75 mieast3° 38' 09.8"249.97 misouth925.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 1:58 AM857 km532 miles463 nmNorthwest NW
MaleFri 12:58 AM1885 km1172 miles1018 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 1:28 AM2105 km1308 miles1137 nmNorth N
ColomboFri 1:28 AM2108 km1310 miles1138 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramFri 1:28 AM2286 km1420 miles1234 nmNorth N
Port LouisThu 11:58 PM2421 km1505 miles1307 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaduraiFri 1:28 AM2436 km1513 miles1315 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisThu 11:58 PM2649 km1646 miles1430 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaThu 11:58 PM2675 km1662 miles1445 nmWest-northwest WNW
BengaluruFri 1:28 AM2775 km1724 miles1498 nmNorth N

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