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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, January 7, 2013 at 01:56:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 AM1529 km950 miles826 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 AM2605 km1618 miles1406 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 AM2986 km1855 miles1612 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeMon 9:56 AM3015 km1873 miles1628 nmNortheast NE
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