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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 11:08:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 63%

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 Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 23:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 27' South, Longitude: 86° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.37 meters/second, 1614.1 km/hour, 1003.0 miles/hour or 871.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.71 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.7"1002.86 miWest0° 11' 36.7"13.30 miSouth1002.84 mi
24 hours11° 38' 14.9"803.52 miEast4° 34' 52.1"314.79 miSouth860.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 4:38 AM1359 km845 miles734 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboFri 4:38 AM1368 km850 miles738 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MedanFri 6:08 AM1559 km969 miles842 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaFri 5:08 AM1622 km1008 miles876 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleFri 4:08 AM1676 km1042 miles905 nmWest-northwest WNW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 4:38 AM1697 km1054 miles916 nmNorthwest NW
BengkuluFri 6:08 AM1748 km1086 miles944 nmEast E
MaduraiFri 4:38 AM1749 km1087 miles945 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurFri 7:08 AM1839 km1143 miles993 nmEast-northeast ENE
ChennaiFri 4:38 AM1955 km1215 miles1056 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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