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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 = Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 7:20:00 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

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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 52' South, Longitude: 78° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.99 meters/second, 1544.4 km/hour, 959.6 miles/hour or 833.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.99 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miNorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 25' 09.5"959.43 miWest0° 08' 49.3"10.11 miNorth959.84 mi
24 hours13° 32' 46.7"901.37 miEast3° 55' 37.9"269.99 miNorth948.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 1:20 PM1136 km706 miles614 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisSat 11:20 AM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleSat 12:20 PM2275 km1414 miles1228 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandSat 12:20 PM2431 km1510 miles1312 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisSat 11:20 AM2460 km1528 miles1328 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:50 PM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmNorth N
ColomboSat 12:50 PM2529 km1571 miles1365 nmNorth N
VictoriaSat 11:20 AM2776 km1725 miles1499 nmWest-northwest WNW
BengaluruSat 12:50 PM3190 km1982 miles1723 nmNorth N
AntananarivoSat 10:20 AM3268 km2031 miles1764 nmWest W

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