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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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Moon phase

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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Previous phaseNew MoonSaturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:35 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 06:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 52' South
Longitude: 80° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.23 meters/second, 1599.2 km/hour, 993.7 miles/hour or 863.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.56 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 01.4"993.63 miwest0° 10' 23.2"11.90 misouth993.49 mi
24 hours12° 15' 06.0"839.55 mieast3° 57' 33.2"272.13 misouth878.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 12:34 PM885 km550 miles478 nmWest W
MaleSat 11:34 AM1538 km955 miles830 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:04 PM1633 km1015 miles882 nmNorth N
ColomboSat 12:04 PM1637 km1017 miles884 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:04 PM1851 km1150 miles1000 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiSat 12:04 PM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmNorth N
ChennaiSat 12:04 PM2318 km1440 miles1251 nmNorth N
BangaloreSat 12:04 PM2327 km1446 miles1256 nmNorth N
Kuala LumpurSat 2:34 PM2658 km1652 miles1435 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaSat 10:34 AM2786 km1731 miles1504 nmWest W
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