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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, November 3, 2013 at 05:50:00 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

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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, October 26, 2013 at 11:42 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 05:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 57' South, Longitude: 84° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.80 meters/second, 1561.7 km/hour, 970.4 miles/hour or 843.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.17 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 27' 03.2"970.15 miwest0° 08' 22.9"9.60 misouth969.90 mi
24 hours13° 30' 22.3"906.74 mieast2° 56' 46.1"202.57 misouth923.04 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 11:50 AM1521 km945 miles822 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSun 10:50 AM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 11:20 AM2362 km1468 miles1275 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSun 11:20 AM2366 km1470 miles1278 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaSun 12:50 PM2580 km1603 miles1393 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThiruvananthapuramSun 11:20 AM2623 km1630 miles1416 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BandungSun 12:50 PM2632 km1636 miles1421 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSun 1:50 PM2669 km1659 miles1441 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSun 1:50 PM2709 km1683 miles1463 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandSun 10:50 AM2733 km1698 miles1476 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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