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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, August 12, 2013 at 10:56:00 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: 29%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, August 6, 2013 at 9:52 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 12, 2013 at 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 56' South, Longitude: 77° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.36 meters/second, 1585.3 km/hour, 985.1 miles/hour or 856.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.42 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 30' 04.6"984.87 miwest0° 09' 31.7"10.92 misouth984.67 mi
24 hours12° 16' 17.7"833.46 mieast3° 32' 48.4"243.81 misouth863.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 4:56 PM677 km421 miles366 nmNorthwest NW
MaleMon 3:56 PM1726 km1072 miles932 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 4:26 PM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmNorth N
ColomboMon 4:26 PM1993 km1238 miles1076 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramMon 4:26 PM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmNorth N
MaduraiMon 4:26 PM2307 km1434 miles1246 nmNorth N
Port LouisMon 2:56 PM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaMon 2:56 PM2518 km1564 miles1359 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisMon 2:56 PM2590 km1610 miles1399 nmWest-southwest WSW
BengaluruMon 4:26 PM2644 km1643 miles1428 nmNorth N

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