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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 Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 11:24:00 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: 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
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 PM46 km28 miles25 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 PM358 km222 miles193 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 4:54 PM364 km226 miles197 nmWest-northwest WNW
TheniThu 4:54 PM412 km256 miles222 nmNorthwest NW

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