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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 11:34:00 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 11:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 20' North, Longitude: 77° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.99 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 866.9 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' 24.5"997.55 miWest0° 10' 33.2"12.09 miNorth997.42 mi
24 hours11° 00' 14.9"754.97 miEast3° 59' 12.0"273.99 miNorth799.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NagercoilThu 5:04 PM97 km60 miles52 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 5:04 PM148 km92 miles80 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TirunelveliThu 5:04 PM155 km96 miles84 nmNorth N
ThoothukudiThu 5:04 PM172 km107 miles93 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CourtallamThu 5:04 PM181 km113 miles98 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TenkasiThu 5:04 PM183 km114 miles99 nmNorth N
KollamThu 5:04 PM205 km127 miles111 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PathanamthittaThu 5:04 PM232 km144 miles125 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboThu 5:04 PM252 km157 miles136 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 5:04 PM261 km162 miles141 nmEast E

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