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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 2:08:00 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 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 50' South, Longitude: 66° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.40 meters/second, 1571.0 km/hour, 976.2 miles/hour or 848.3 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' 11.6"975.95 miWest0° 09' 55.2"11.37 miSouth975.69 mi
24 hours13° 06' 54.3"884.59 miEast3° 37' 37.6"249.37 miSouth912.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sun 6:08 AM849 km528 miles459 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaSun 8:08 AM851 km529 miles460 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisSun 6:08 AM1299 km807 miles701 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisSun 6:08 AM1518 km943 miles820 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaSun 6:08 AM1560 km969 miles842 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSun 7:08 AM2014 km1251 miles1087 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoSun 5:08 AM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniSun 5:08 AM2585 km1606 miles1396 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramSun 7:38 AM2603 km1617 miles1406 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 7:38 AM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmNortheast NE

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