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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 12:26:00 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 12:26:00 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 PM1641 km1020 miles886 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 5:56 PM1649 km1025 miles890 nmEast E
VictoriaThu 4:26 PM1708 km1061 miles922 nmSouthwest SW

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