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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 1:58:00 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 01:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 48' South, Longitude: 69° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.45 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' 28.1"16.27 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miSouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 28' 12.4"976.07 miWest0° 09' 55.8"11.38 miSouth975.82 mi
24 hours13° 06' 33.7"884.30 miEast3° 37' 56.7"249.73 miSouth912.18 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 7:58 AM691 km430 miles373 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sun 5:58 AM995 km618 miles537 nmSouthwest SW
Port LouisSun 5:58 AM1510 km938 miles815 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisSun 5:58 AM1734 km1077 miles936 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSun 5:58 AM1781 km1107 miles962 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSun 6:58 AM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoSun 4:58 AM2437 km1514 miles1316 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 7:28 AM2468 km1534 miles1333 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSun 7:28 AM2469 km1534 miles1333 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSun 7:28 AM2499 km1553 miles1349 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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