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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 22:46:00 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: 81%

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 22:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 45' North, Longitude: 69° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.48 meters/second, 1610.9 km/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.8 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' 33.1"1000.87 miwest0° 10' 54.7"12.50 misouth1001.11 mi
24 hours11° 01' 09.3"758.40 mieast4° 29' 29.9"308.63 misouth820.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KulhudhuffushiWed 3:46 AM395 km245 miles213 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleWed 3:46 AM466 km289 miles251 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addu CityWed 3:46 AM811 km504 miles438 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThiruvananthapuramWed 4:16 AM866 km538 miles468 nmEast-northeast ENE
MangaluruWed 4:16 AM974 km605 miles526 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiWed 4:16 AM1045 km649 miles564 nmEast-northeast ENE
ColomboWed 4:16 AM1142 km710 miles617 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 4:16 AM1147 km713 miles619 nmEast E
BengaluruWed 4:16 AM1183 km735 miles639 nmNortheast NE
AnantapurWed 4:16 AM1319 km820 miles712 nmNortheast NE

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