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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 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 44' South
Longitude: 74° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.58 meters/second, 1571.7 km/hour, 976.6 miles/hour or 848.6 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' 14.3"976.42 miwest0° 09' 57.2"11.41 misouth976.17 mi
24 hours13° 05' 46.3"883.70 mieast3° 38' 39.9"250.58 misouth911.84 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 7:34 AM658 km409 miles355 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSun 6:34 AM1877 km1166 miles1013 nmNorth N
Port LouisSun 5:34 AM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 7:04 AM2239 km1391 miles1209 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSun 7:04 AM2241 km1392 miles1210 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisSun 5:34 AM2260 km1404 miles1220 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSun 5:34 AM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmWest-northwest WNW
ThiruvananthapuramSun 7:04 AM2359 km1466 miles1274 nmNorth N
MaduraiSun 7:04 AM2530 km1572 miles1366 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandSun 6:34 AM2789 km1733 miles1506 nmSouth S
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