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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: 35%

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 Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 11:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 18' North, Longitude: 79° 45' 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 32' 24.4"997.60 miwest0° 10' 33.7"12.10 minorth997.48 mi
24 hours11° 00' 15.8"755.03 mieast3° 59' 23.4"274.20 minorth799.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ColomboThu 4:54 PM44 km28 miles24 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 4:54 PM49 km31 miles27 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KurunegalaThu 4:54 PM70 km44 miles38 nmEast-northeast ENE
KandyThu 4:54 PM97 km60 miles53 nmEast E
GalleThu 4:54 PM149 km93 miles81 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TrincomaleeThu 4:54 PM215 km134 miles116 nmNortheast NE
KalmunaiThu 4:54 PM229 km142 miles124 nmEast E
ThoothukudiThu 4:54 PM245 km152 miles132 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 4:54 PM337 km209 miles182 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaduraiThu 4:54 PM341 km212 miles184 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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