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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: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 51' South, Longitude: 75° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.06 meters/second, 1544.6 km/hour, 959.8 miles/hour or 834.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.00 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 25' 10.5"959.65 miwest0° 08' 50.5"10.13 minorth960.05 mi
24 hours13° 32' 23.9"901.13 mieast3° 55' 59.2"270.41 minorth948.51 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 1:30 PM999 km621 miles539 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisSat 11:30 AM1962 km1219 miles1060 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisSat 11:30 AM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleSat 12:30 PM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandSat 12:30 PM2442 km1517 miles1318 nmSouth S
VictoriaSat 11:30 AM2517 km1564 miles1359 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 1:00 PM2561 km1591 miles1383 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 1:00 PM2563 km1593 miles1384 nmNorth N
AntananarivoSat 10:30 AM2988 km1857 miles1613 nmWest W
BangaloreSat 1:00 PM3195 km1985 miles1725 nmNorth N
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