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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, March 30, 2014 at 06:44:00 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 QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:47 AM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, March 30, 2014 at 6:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 06:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 13' North, Longitude: 73° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.96 meters/second, 1609.1 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 28' 33.9"999.74 miwest0° 11' 27.0"13.11 minorth999.73 mi
24 hours12° 32' 20.3"865.97 mieast4° 24' 44.5"303.19 minorth914.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaleSun 11:44 AM113 km70 miles61 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KulhudhuffushiSun 11:44 AM376 km234 miles203 nmNorth N
Addu CitySun 11:44 AM432 km268 miles233 nmSouth S
ThiruvananthapuramSun 12:14 PM720 km447 miles389 nmNortheast NE
ColomboSun 12:14 PM850 km528 miles459 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:14 PM853 km530 miles461 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiSun 12:14 PM922 km573 miles498 nmNortheast NE
KandySun 12:14 PM944 km587 miles510 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaSun 12:44 PM1170 km727 miles632 nmSouth S
BengaluruSun 12:14 PM1183 km735 miles639 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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