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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 00:08:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 72%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 00:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||0° 59' ||North|
|Longitude: ||60° 30' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.50 meters/second, 1618.2 km/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 32.2"||16.76 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 14.0"||1005.47 mi||west||0° 11' 31.0"||13.19 mi||south||1005.58 mi|
|24 hours||11° 14' 33.5"||777.60 mi||east||4° 38' 24.4"||318.84 mi||south||840.15 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Victoria||Thu 4:08 AM||836 km||520 miles||451 nm|| SW|
|Male||Thu 5:08 AM||1490 km||926 miles||804 nm|| ENE|
|Diego Garcia||Thu 6:08 AM||1612 km||1002 miles||871 nm|| SE|
|Mogadishu||Thu 3:08 AM||1691 km||1051 miles||913 nm|| W|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Thu 5:38 AM||2005 km||1246 miles||1082 nm|| ENE|
|Aden||Thu 3:08 AM||2153 km||1338 miles||1163 nm|| NW|
|Madurai||Thu 5:38 AM||2187 km||1359 miles||1181 nm|| ENE|
|Djibouti||Thu 3:08 AM||2247 km||1396 miles||1213 nm|| WNW|
|Colombo||Thu 5:38 AM||2248 km||1397 miles||1214 nm|| ENE|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Thu 5:38 AM||2253 km||1400 miles||1216 nm|| ENE|
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