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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 Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 01:08:00 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: 40%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 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° 28' 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' 16.5"976.68 miwest0° 09' 59.0"11.44 misouth976.43 mi
24 hours13° 04' 50.4"882.85 mieast3° 39' 30.6"251.53 misouth911.30 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 AM1154 km717 miles623 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSun 6:08 AM2059 km1280 miles1112 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 6:38 AM2168 km1347 miles1171 nmNorth N
ColomboSun 6:38 AM2172 km1350 miles1173 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramSun 6:38 AM2393 km1487 miles1292 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiSun 6:38 AM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmNorth N
Port LouisSun 5:08 AM2688 km1670 miles1451 nmWest-southwest WSW
Amsterdam IslandSun 6:08 AM2812 km1747 miles1518 nmSouth S
Kuala LumpurSun 9:08 AM2838 km1764 miles1533 nmNortheast NE
BengaluruSun 6:38 AM2867 km1782 miles1548 nmNorth N
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