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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 11:24:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 35%

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 Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 11:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 18' North, Longitude: 80° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.02 meters/second, 1605.7 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 867.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.63 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 32' 24.3"997.61 miWest0° 10' 33.7"12.10 miNorth997.49 mi
24 hours11° 00' 16.0"755.04 miEast3° 59' 24.7"274.23 miNorth799.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KurunegalaThu 4:54 PM43 km27 miles23 nmEast-northeast ENE
ColomboThu 4:54 PM45 km28 miles24 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 4:54 PM47 km29 miles25 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KandyThu 4:54 PM67 km42 miles36 nmEast E
GalleThu 4:54 PM142 km88 miles76 nmSouth S
TrincomaleeThu 4:54 PM194 km120 miles105 nmNortheast NE
KalmunaiThu 4:54 PM199 km124 miles108 nmEast E
MaduraiThu 4:54 PM359 km223 miles194 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 4:54 PM364 km226 miles197 nmWest-northwest WNW
TheniThu 4:54 PM410 km255 miles222 nmNorthwest NW

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