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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: 26%

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 Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 11:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 54' North, Longitude: 66° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.80 meters/second, 1615.7 km/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 53.4"1003.87 miwest0° 11' 29.0"13.15 minorth1003.87 mi
24 hours11° 07' 44.3"768.82 mieast4° 25' 41.7"304.28 minorth824.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaleWed 4:34 PM794 km494 miles429 nmEast E
KulhudhuffushiWed 4:34 PM840 km522 miles453 nmEast-northeast ENE
Addu CityWed 4:34 PM840 km522 miles454 nmEast-southeast ESE
Diego GarciaWed 5:34 PM1310 km814 miles707 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThiruvananthapuramWed 5:04 PM1315 km817 miles710 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaWed 3:34 PM1481 km920 miles800 nmSouthwest SW
MaduraiWed 5:04 PM1503 km934 miles812 nmEast-northeast ENE
ColomboWed 5:04 PM1550 km963 miles837 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 5:04 PM1555 km966 miles840 nmEast-northeast ENE
BangaloreWed 5:04 PM1652 km1027 miles892 nmNortheast NE
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