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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- 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: . 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 36%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Friday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Friday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.84 meters/second, 1605.0 km/hour, 997.3 miles/hour or 866.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 32.4"||16.62 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||north||16.62 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 25.1"||997.28 mi||west||0° 10' 30.8"||12.04 mi||north||997.15 mi|
|24 hours||11° 00' 09.4"||754.65 mi||east||3° 58' 04.1"||272.71 mi||north||798.62 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kulhudhuffushi||Thu 5:26 PM||926 km||576 miles||500 nm||E|
|Male||Thu 5:26 PM||1039 km||645 miles||561 nm||ESE|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Thu 5:56 PM||1352 km||840 miles||730 nm||E|
|Madurai||Thu 5:56 PM||1497 km||930 miles||808 nm||ENE|
|Bangalore||Thu 5:56 PM||1530 km||951 miles||826 nm||ENE|
|Mumbai||Thu 5:56 PM||1542 km||958 miles||833 nm||NNE|
|Pune||Thu 5:56 PM||1570 km||976 miles||848 nm||NE|
|Colombo||Thu 5:56 PM||1673 km||1039 miles||903 nm||E|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Thu 5:56 PM||1679 km||1043 miles||906 nm||E|
|Victoria||Thu 4:26 PM||1689 km||1050 miles||912 nm||SW|
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