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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 07:44:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%

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 Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 52' South, Longitude: 85° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.46 meters/second, 1574.9 km/hour, 978.6 miles/hour or 850.4 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' 14.3"978.44 miwest0° 10' 45.7"12.33 minorth978.84 mi
24 hours12° 43' 41.2"861.63 mieast4° 31' 29.4"310.98 minorth921.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 1:44 PM1564 km972 miles845 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 1:14 PM2178 km1353 miles1176 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSun 1:14 PM2183 km1356 miles1179 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSun 12:44 PM2244 km1394 miles1212 nmNorthwest NW
JakartaSun 2:44 PM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSun 3:44 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmNortheast NE
BandungSun 2:44 PM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmEast E
SingaporeSun 3:44 PM2460 km1528 miles1328 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramSun 1:14 PM2462 km1530 miles1329 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiSun 1:14 PM2559 km1590 miles1382 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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