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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 = Monday, January 7, 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: 29%

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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 01:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 26' South, Longitude: 82° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.32 meters/second, 1541.9 km/hour, 958.1 miles/hour or 832.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.97 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miSouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 26' 08.4"957.82 miWest0° 08' 01.3"9.20 miSouth957.53 mi
24 hours13° 56' 01.9"924.54 miEast2° 43' 05.1"186.93 miSouth936.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 7:56 AM1533 km952 miles828 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandMon 6:56 AM2427 km1508 miles1311 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleMon 6:56 AM2507 km1557 miles1353 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 7:26 AM2601 km1616 miles1404 nmNorth N
ColomboMon 7:26 AM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmNorth N
Port LouisMon 5:56 AM2725 km1693 miles1471 nmWest-southwest WSW
JakartaMon 8:56 AM2834 km1761 miles1530 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint-DenisMon 5:56 AM2944 km1829 miles1590 nmWest-southwest WSW
Kuala LumpurMon 9:56 AM2987 km1856 miles1613 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeMon 9:56 AM3015 km1873 miles1628 nmNortheast NE

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