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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 12:14:00 PM.

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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 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 PM1320 km820 miles713 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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