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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, September 15, 2013 at 15:50:00 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: 82%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 15:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 41' South, Longitude: 71° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.98 meters/second, 1555.1 km/hour, 966.3 miles/hour or 839.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.10 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 26' 15.6"966.12 miwest0° 08' 18.0"9.51 minorth966.47 mi
24 hours13° 17' 27.2"889.40 mieast3° 42' 31.2"254.94 minorth931.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 9:50 PM826 km513 miles446 nmNorth N
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sun 7:50 PM983 km611 miles531 nmSouthwest SW
Port LouisSun 7:50 PM1562 km971 miles843 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisSun 7:50 PM1790 km1112 miles966 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSun 7:50 PM2040 km1267 miles1101 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSun 8:50 PM2103 km1306 miles1135 nmNorth N
AntananarivoSun 6:50 PM2550 km1585 miles1377 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 9:20 PM2578 km1602 miles1392 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSun 9:20 PM2579 km1602 miles1392 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandSun 8:50 PM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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