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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 1:56:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 01:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 48' South, Longitude: 69° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.46 meters/second, 1571.3 km/hour, 976.3 miles/hour or 848.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.27 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miSouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 28' 12.7"976.10 miWest0° 09' 56.0"11.38 miSouth975.84 mi
24 hours13° 06' 29.6"884.24 miEast3° 38' 00.3"249.81 miSouth912.15 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 7:56 AM667 km415 miles360 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisSun 5:56 AM1553 km965 miles839 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisSun 5:56 AM1778 km1105 miles960 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSun 5:56 AM1827 km1135 miles986 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSun 6:56 AM1919 km1192 miles1036 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 7:26 AM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSun 7:26 AM2444 km1519 miles1320 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSun 7:26 AM2481 km1542 miles1340 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoSun 4:56 AM2487 km1545 miles1343 nmWest-southwest WSW
Amsterdam IslandSun 6:56 AM2873 km1785 miles1551 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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