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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 Friday, October 4, 2013 at 05:40:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, September 27, 2013 at 3:57 AM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 26' South, Longitude: 82° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.25 meters/second, 1613.7 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.71 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.7"1002.60 miwest0° 10' 53.4"12.47 misouth1002.58 mi
24 hours11° 43' 11.6"809.23 mieast4° 17' 08.1"294.48 misouth858.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 11:40 AM1149 km714 miles620 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:10 AM1164 km723 miles629 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboFri 11:10 AM1169 km726 miles631 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleFri 10:40 AM1266 km787 miles684 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 11:10 AM1435 km891 miles775 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiFri 11:10 AM1538 km956 miles830 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChennaiFri 11:10 AM1836 km1141 miles991 nmNorth N
BengaluruFri 11:10 AM1879 km1168 miles1015 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurFri 1:40 PM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeFri 1:40 PM2484 km1544 miles1341 nmEast-northeast ENE
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