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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%

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 Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 55' South, Longitude: 89° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.39 meters/second, 1574.6 km/hour, 978.4 miles/hour or 850.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.31 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 27' 13.2"978.28 miwest0° 10' 44.8"12.31 minorth978.68 mi
24 hours12° 44' 05.9"861.98 mieast4° 31' 16.2"310.73 minorth922.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluSun 2:30 PM1713 km1064 miles925 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaSun 1:30 PM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalembangSun 2:30 PM1996 km1241 miles1078 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaSun 2:30 PM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungSun 2:30 PM2114 km1313 miles1141 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSun 3:30 PM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSun 3:30 PM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 1:00 PM2310 km1435 miles1247 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSun 1:00 PM2315 km1439 miles1250 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSun 12:30 PM2472 km1536 miles1335 nmNorthwest NW

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