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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 Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 21:56:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 82%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 21:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 54' North, Longitude: 81° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.36 meters/second, 1610.5 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.68 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.3"1000.61 miwest0° 10' 53.1"12.47 misouth1000.85 mi
24 hours11° 00' 55.6"757.93 mieast4° 29' 00.0"308.05 misouth820.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalleWed 3:26 AM169 km105 miles91 nmWest W
KalmunaiWed 3:26 AM169 km105 miles91 nmNorth N
KandyWed 3:26 AM196 km122 miles106 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 3:26 AM229 km142 miles123 nmWest-northwest WNW
KurunegalaWed 3:26 AM232 km144 miles125 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboWed 3:26 AM235 km146 miles127 nmWest-northwest WNW
TrincomaleeWed 3:26 AM301 km187 miles163 nmNorth N
MaduraiWed 3:26 AM597 km371 miles322 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramWed 3:26 AM602 km374 miles325 nmWest-northwest WNW
TheniWed 3:26 AM655 km407 miles354 nmNorthwest NW

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