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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 11:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 20' North, Longitude: 77° 20' 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"997.61 miwest0° 10' 33.2"12.09 minorth997.48 mi
24 hours11° 00' 14.8"755.01 mieast3° 59' 10.7"273.98 minorth799.44 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 PM93 km58 miles50 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramThu 5:04 PM136 km85 miles74 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TirunelveliThu 5:04 PM160 km100 miles87 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CourtallamThu 5:04 PM177 km110 miles96 nmNorth N
TenkasiThu 5:04 PM180 km112 miles97 nmNorth N
ThoothukudiThu 5:04 PM184 km114 miles99 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KollamThu 5:04 PM190 km118 miles103 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PathanamthittaThu 5:04 PM222 km138 miles120 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboThu 5:04 PM284 km176 miles153 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 5:04 PM290 km180 miles157 nmEast E
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