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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 00:26:00 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 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 17' South, Longitude: 79° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.84 meters/second, 1597.8 km/hour, 992.8 miles/hour or 862.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.55 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 30' 06.6"992.66 miwest0° 11' 08.3"12.76 misouth992.51 mi
24 hours12° 16' 58.3"840.79 mieast4° 15' 55.9"293.17 misouth885.40 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 6:26 AM768 km477 miles415 nmWest W
MaleSat 5:26 AM1520 km945 miles821 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 5:56 AM1678 km1043 miles906 nmNorth N
ColomboSat 5:56 AM1681 km1045 miles908 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramSat 5:56 AM1874 km1165 miles1012 nmNorth N
MaduraiSat 5:56 AM2016 km1253 miles1089 nmNorth N
BengaluruSat 5:56 AM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmNorth N
ChennaiSat 5:56 AM2365 km1469 miles1277 nmNorth N
VictoriaSat 4:26 AM2670 km1659 miles1442 nmWest W
Port LouisSat 4:26 AM2692 km1673 miles1454 nmWest-southwest WSW

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