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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 02:14:00 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 02:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 28' South, Longitude: 78° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.21 meters/second, 1541.6 km/hour, 957.9 miles/hour or 832.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.96 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 26' 06.8"957.59 miwest0° 07' 59.7"9.16 misouth957.31 mi
24 hours13° 56' 37.6"925.00 mieast2° 42' 16.8"186.01 misouth936.84 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 8:14 AM1218 km757 miles658 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisMon 6:14 AM2273 km1413 miles1228 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleMon 7:14 AM2353 km1462 miles1270 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandMon 7:14 AM2366 km1470 miles1278 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisMon 6:14 AM2495 km1550 miles1347 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 7:44 AM2587 km1607 miles1397 nmNorth N
ColomboMon 7:44 AM2590 km1609 miles1398 nmNorth N
VictoriaMon 6:14 AM2854 km1773 miles1541 nmWest-northwest WNW
BengaluruMon 7:44 AM3258 km2024 miles1759 nmNorth N
JakartaMon 9:14 AM3273 km2034 miles1767 nmEast-northeast ENE

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