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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 00:36:00 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 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 19' South, Longitude: 76° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.80 meters/second, 1597.7 km/hour, 992.7 miles/hour or 862.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.54 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 30' 06.0"992.57 miwest0° 11' 08.0"12.75 misouth992.42 mi
24 hours12° 17' 16.0"841.06 mieast4° 15' 44.9"292.96 misouth885.57 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 6:36 AM506 km314 miles273 nmWest-northwest WNW
Addu CitySat 5:36 AM941 km585 miles508 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSat 5:36 AM1431 km889 miles773 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 6:06 AM1713 km1065 miles925 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 6:06 AM1716 km1066 miles926 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramSat 6:06 AM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmNorth N
MaduraiSat 6:06 AM2020 km1255 miles1091 nmNorth N
BengaluruSat 6:06 AM2354 km1463 miles1271 nmNorth N
ChennaiSat 6:06 AM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmNorth N
VictoriaSat 4:36 AM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmWest W

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