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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 Tuesday, September 10, 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: 26%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, September 5, 2013 at 11:38 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 33' South, Longitude: 72° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.61 meters/second, 1543.0 km/hour, 958.8 miles/hour or 833.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"15.98 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 misouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 27' 16.6"958.51 miwest0° 06' 23.7"7.33 misouth958.27 mi
24 hours13° 20' 32.7"884.78 mieast2° 05' 17.1"143.60 misouth891.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaTue 4:56 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmNorth N
Port LouisTue 2:56 PM1674 km1040 miles904 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisTue 2:56 PM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleTue 3:56 PM2292 km1424 miles1238 nmNorth N
VictoriaTue 2:56 PM2316 km1439 miles1250 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandTue 3:56 PM2400 km1491 miles1296 nmSouth S
AntananarivoTue 1:56 PM2701 km1678 miles1458 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 4:26 PM2705 km1681 miles1460 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniTue 1:56 PM3240 km2013 miles1750 nmWest W
BengaluruTue 4:26 PM3304 km2053 miles1784 nmNorth N

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