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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 Monday, April 8, 2013 at 04:24:00 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: 5%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:38 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 04:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 45' North, Longitude: 88° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.15 meters/second, 1616.9 km/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.0"1004.64 miwest0° 11' 23.5"13.05 minorth1004.70 mi
24 hours11° 20' 07.9"784.02 mieast4° 28' 11.2"307.12 minorth840.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehMon 11:24 AM940 km584 miles507 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 9:54 AM1156 km718 miles624 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboMon 9:54 AM1162 km722 miles628 nmNorthwest NW
MedanMon 11:24 AM1191 km740 miles643 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurMon 12:24 PM1509 km937 miles815 nmEast E
MaduraiMon 9:54 AM1520 km944 miles821 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramMon 9:54 AM1527 km949 miles824 nmNorthwest NW
BengkuluMon 11:24 AM1628 km1011 miles879 nmEast-southeast ESE
ChennaiMon 9:54 AM1628 km1012 miles879 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleMon 9:24 AM1693 km1052 miles914 nmWest-northwest WNW
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