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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 Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 23:08:00 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: 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
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 AM1365 km848 miles737 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 AM1748 km1086 miles944 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurFri 7:08 AM1838 km1142 miles993 nmEast-northeast ENE
ChennaiFri 4:38 AM1955 km1215 miles1056 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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