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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 02:24:00 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 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 29' South, Longitude: 76° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.16 meters/second, 1541.4 km/hour, 957.8 miles/hour or 832.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.96 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 26' 06.0"957.47 miwest0° 07' 58.6"9.14 misouth957.18 mi
24 hours13° 56' 57.5"925.26 mieast2° 41' 49.8"185.49 misouth937.00 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 8:24 AM1096 km681 miles592 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisMon 6:24 AM2024 km1257 miles1093 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisMon 6:24 AM2246 km1396 miles1213 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleMon 7:24 AM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandMon 7:24 AM2365 km1469 miles1277 nmSouth S
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 7:54 AM2617 km1626 miles1413 nmNorth N
ColomboMon 7:54 AM2619 km1627 miles1414 nmNorth N
VictoriaMon 6:24 AM2625 km1631 miles1417 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoMon 5:24 AM3058 km1900 miles1651 nmWest W
BengaluruMon 7:54 AM3261 km2027 miles1761 nmNorth N
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