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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 11:44:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 36%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Friday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Friday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.96 meters/second, 1605.5 km/hour, 997.6 miles/hour or 866.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 32.4"||16.63 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||north||16.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 24.7"||997.48 mi||west||0° 10' 32.8"||12.08 mi||north||997.36 mi|
|24 hours||11° 00' 13.7"||754.90 mi||east||3° 58' 59.3"||273.75 mi||north||799.25 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kollam||Thu 5:14 PM||230 km||143 miles||124 nm||NE|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Thu 5:14 PM||233 km||145 miles||126 nm||ENE|
|Kulhudhuffushi||Thu 4:44 PM||247 km||153 miles||133 nm||WSW|
|Kochi||Thu 5:14 PM||315 km||196 miles||170 nm||NNE|
|Theni||Thu 5:14 PM||387 km||241 miles||209 nm||NE|
|Male||Thu 4:44 PM||398 km||247 miles||215 nm||SSW|
|Madurai||Thu 5:14 PM||430 km||267 miles||232 nm||NE|
|Coimbatore||Thu 5:14 PM||449 km||279 miles||242 nm||NNE|
|Colombo||Thu 5:14 PM||520 km||323 miles||281 nm||E|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Thu 5:14 PM||526 km||327 miles||284 nm||E|
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