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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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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 06:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 57' South, Longitude: 80° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.95 meters/second, 1515.4 km/hour, 941.6 miles/hour or 818.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.69 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 23' 20.2"941.38 miwest0° 05' 52.1"6.73 minorth941.68 mi
24 hours14° 21' 09.3"939.01 mieast2° 55' 06.5"200.71 minorth967.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 12:10 PM1563 km971 miles844 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandFri 11:10 AM2109 km1310 miles1139 nmSouth S
Port LouisFri 10:10 AM2428 km1509 miles1311 nmWest W
Saint-DenisFri 10:10 AM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmWest W
MaleFri 11:10 AM2675 km1662 miles1444 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:40 AM2859 km1777 miles1544 nmNorth N
VictoriaFri 10:10 AM3161 km1964 miles1707 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaFri 1:10 PM3173 km1972 miles1713 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurFri 2:10 PM3362 km2089 miles1815 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeFri 2:10 PM3386 km2104 miles1829 nmNortheast NE

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