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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 Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 07:30:00 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, February 22, 2014 at 5:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:01 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 06' South, Longitude: 68° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.83 meters/second, 1605.0 km/hour, 997.3 miles/hour or 866.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 27' 12.8"997.20 miwest0° 11' 55.1"13.65 minorth997.41 mi
24 hours12° 57' 07.2"893.60 mieast4° 47' 48.1"329.58 minorth953.98 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 1:30 PM532 km331 miles287 nmSoutheast SE
Addu CitySat 12:30 PM609 km378 miles329 nmNortheast NE
MaleSat 12:30 PM1052 km654 miles568 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaSat 11:30 AM1488 km925 miles804 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramSat 1:00 PM1659 km1031 miles896 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 1:00 PM1728 km1073 miles933 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 1:00 PM1729 km1075 miles934 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiSat 1:00 PM1860 km1156 miles1005 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BengaluruSat 1:00 PM2120 km1317 miles1145 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisSat 11:30 AM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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