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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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 00:08:00 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: 62%

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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 00:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 39' South, Longitude: 72° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.26 meters/second, 1613.7 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.3 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 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 26.1"1002.60 miwest0° 11' 36.2"13.29 misouth1002.58 mi
24 hours11° 39' 32.0"804.83 mieast4° 34' 26.3"314.30 misouth861.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addu CityFri 5:08 AM351 km218 miles190 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Diego GarciaFri 6:08 AM410 km255 miles221 nmSouth S
MaleFri 5:08 AM881 km547 miles476 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramFri 5:38 AM1451 km902 miles784 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 5:38 AM1459 km906 miles788 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 5:38 AM1459 km907 miles788 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiFri 5:38 AM1646 km1023 miles889 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaFri 4:08 AM1841 km1144 miles994 nmWest W
BengaluruFri 5:38 AM1938 km1204 miles1046 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChennaiFri 5:38 AM2064 km1282 miles1114 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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