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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, September 16, 2013 at 16:10:00 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: 90%

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 Monday, September 16, 2013 at 16:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 55' South, Longitude: 79° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.00 meters/second, 1580.4 km/hour, 982.0 miles/hour or 853.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.37 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 27' 21.3"981.87 miwest0° 10' 13.7"11.72 minorth982.22 mi
24 hours12° 51' 22.6"873.24 mieast4° 20' 27.0"298.32 minorth928.00 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 10:10 PM876 km544 miles473 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleMon 9:10 PM1797 km1116 miles970 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 9:40 PM1969 km1223 miles1063 nmNorth N
ColomboMon 9:40 PM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramMon 9:40 PM2166 km1346 miles1169 nmNorth N
MaduraiMon 9:40 PM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmNorth N
Port LouisMon 8:10 PM2572 km1598 miles1389 nmWest-southwest WSW
BengaluruMon 9:40 PM2650 km1647 miles1431 nmNorth N
VictoriaMon 8:10 PM2743 km1705 miles1481 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisMon 8:10 PM2799 km1739 miles1511 nmWest-southwest WSW

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