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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 12:14:00 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: 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 12:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 27' North, Longitude: 67° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.88 meters/second, 1605.2 km/hour, 997.4 miles/hour or 866.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 32' 25.0"997.29 miwest0° 10' 31.4"12.05 minorth997.16 mi
24 hours11° 00' 10.7"754.69 mieast3° 58' 20.8"273.01 minorth798.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KulhudhuffushiThu 5:14 PM578 km359 miles312 nmEast E
MaleThu 5:14 PM718 km446 miles388 nmEast-southeast ESE
MangaluruThu 5:44 PM967 km601 miles522 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 5:44 PM1004 km624 miles542 nmEast E
MaduraiThu 5:44 PM1156 km718 miles624 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengaluruThu 5:44 PM1221 km759 miles659 nmEast-northeast ENE
ColomboThu 5:44 PM1322 km821 miles714 nmEast E
AnantapurThu 5:44 PM1326 km824 miles716 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 5:44 PM1328 km825 miles717 nmEast E
MumbaiThu 5:44 PM1380 km858 miles745 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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