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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 12:26:00 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 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 29' North, Longitude: 65° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.84 meters/second, 1605.0 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 32' 25.1"997.21 miwest0° 10' 30.8"12.04 minorth997.09 mi
24 hours11° 00' 09.4"754.61 mieast3° 58' 05.4"272.72 minorth798.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KulhudhuffushiThu 5:26 PM897 km557 miles484 nmEast E
MaleThu 5:26 PM1011 km628 miles546 nmEast-southeast ESE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 5:56 PM1322 km822 miles714 nmEast E
MaduraiThu 5:56 PM1468 km912 miles793 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengaluruThu 5:56 PM1503 km934 miles812 nmEast-northeast ENE
MumbaiThu 5:56 PM1526 km948 miles824 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PuneThu 5:56 PM1552 km965 miles838 nmNortheast NE
ColomboThu 5:56 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 5:56 PM1649 km1025 miles890 nmEast E
VictoriaThu 4:26 PM1708 km1061 miles922 nmSouthwest SW

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