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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 12:24:00 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 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 29' North, Longitude: 65° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.85 meters/second, 1605.1 km/hour, 997.3 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' 25.1"997.23 miWest0° 10' 30.8"12.04 miNorth997.10 mi
24 hours11° 00' 09.6"754.62 miEast3° 58' 08.1"272.77 miNorth798.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KulhudhuffushiThu 5:24 PM843 km524 miles455 nmEast E
MaleThu 5:24 PM961 km597 miles519 nmEast-southeast ESE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 5:54 PM1269 km788 miles685 nmEast E
MaduraiThu 5:54 PM1416 km880 miles764 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengaluruThu 5:54 PM1455 km904 miles786 nmEast-northeast ENE
MumbaiThu 5:54 PM1498 km931 miles809 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PuneThu 5:54 PM1521 km945 miles821 nmNortheast NE
ColomboThu 5:54 PM1588 km987 miles857 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 5:54 PM1595 km991 miles861 nmEast E
SuratThu 5:54 PM1709 km1062 miles923 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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