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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 11:44:00 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: 36%

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 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 21' North, Longitude: 75° 11' East

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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.63 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 32' 24.7"997.48 miWest0° 10' 32.8"12.08 miNorth997.36 mi
24 hours11° 00' 13.7"754.90 miEast3° 58' 59.3"273.75 miNorth799.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KollamThu 5:14 PM230 km143 miles124 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 5:14 PM233 km145 miles126 nmEast-northeast ENE
KulhudhuffushiThu 4:44 PM247 km153 miles133 nmWest-southwest WSW
KochiThu 5:14 PM311 km194 miles168 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TheniThu 5:14 PM388 km241 miles209 nmNortheast NE
MaleThu 4:44 PM398 km247 miles215 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaduraiThu 5:14 PM430 km267 miles232 nmNortheast NE
CoimbatoreThu 5:14 PM449 km279 miles242 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboThu 5:14 PM518 km322 miles280 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 5:14 PM526 km327 miles284 nmEast E

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