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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 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 50' South, Longitude: 74° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.08 meters/second, 1544.7 km/hour, 959.8 miles/hour or 834.1 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' 10.7"959.70 miwest0° 08' 50.9"10.14 minorth960.10 mi
24 hours13° 32' 15.7"901.02 mieast3° 56' 07.0"270.56 minorth948.45 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 1:34 PM968 km601 miles522 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisSat 11:34 AM1864 km1158 miles1007 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisSat 11:34 AM2090 km1298 miles1128 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleSat 12:34 PM2216 km1377 miles1196 nmNorth N
VictoriaSat 11:34 AM2426 km1507 miles1310 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandSat 12:34 PM2452 km1524 miles1324 nmSouth S
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 1:04 PM2582 km1604 miles1394 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 1:04 PM2584 km1606 miles1395 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoSat 10:34 AM2887 km1794 miles1559 nmWest W
BangaloreSat 1:04 PM3203 km1990 miles1729 nmNorth N
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