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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 01:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 48' South, Longitude: 69° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.46 meters/second, 1571.2 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' 12.6"976.15 miwest0° 09' 55.9"11.38 misouth975.90 mi
24 hours13° 06' 31.8"884.34 mieast3° 37' 58.2"249.78 misouth912.23 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 AM678 km421 miles366 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisSun 5:56 AM1529 km950 miles826 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisSun 5:56 AM1753 km1090 miles947 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSun 5:56 AM1801 km1119 miles972 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSun 6:56 AM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 7:26 AM2457 km1527 miles1327 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSun 7:26 AM2457 km1527 miles1327 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoSun 4:56 AM2460 km1529 miles1328 nmWest-southwest WSW
ThiruvananthapuramSun 7:26 AM2491 km1548 miles1345 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniSun 4:56 AM2870 km1783 miles1549 nmWest W
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