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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 40%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 40' South, Longitude: 81° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.72 meters/second, 1572.2 km/hour, 976.9 miles/hour or 848.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.28 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 28' 16.4"976.74 miwest0° 09' 58.8"11.44 misouth976.48 mi
24 hours13° 04' 52.7"882.94 mieast3° 39' 28.5"251.51 misouth911.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 7:08 AM1129 km701 miles609 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSun 6:08 AM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 6:38 AM2167 km1346 miles1170 nmNorth N
ColomboSun 6:38 AM2170 km1349 miles1172 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramSun 6:38 AM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiSun 6:38 AM2520 km1566 miles1361 nmNorth N
Port LouisSun 5:08 AM2661 km1653 miles1437 nmWest-southwest WSW
Amsterdam IslandSun 6:08 AM2808 km1745 miles1516 nmSouth S
Kuala LumpurSun 9:08 AM2862 km1778 miles1545 nmNortheast NE
BangaloreSun 6:38 AM2863 km1779 miles1546 nmNorth N
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