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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 Saturday, January 5, 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: 52%

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 Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 00:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 13' South, Longitude: 83° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.91 meters/second, 1598.1 km/hour, 993.0 miles/hour or 862.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.55 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 30' 07.8"992.83 miwest0° 11' 08.9"12.77 misouth992.68 mi
24 hours12° 16' 26.5"840.30 mieast4° 16' 15.5"293.55 misouth885.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 6:08 AM1245 km773 miles672 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 5:38 AM1722 km1070 miles930 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSat 5:38 AM1726 km1073 miles932 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSat 5:08 AM1775 km1103 miles958 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 5:38 AM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiSat 5:38 AM2098 km1304 miles1133 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurSat 8:08 AM2363 km1469 miles1276 nmEast-northeast ENE
ChennaiSat 5:38 AM2386 km1482 miles1288 nmNorth N
BengaluruSat 5:38 AM2439 km1515 miles1317 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SingaporeSat 8:08 AM2475 km1538 miles1336 nmEast-northeast ENE
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