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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 12:34:00 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 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 30' North, Longitude: 63° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.82 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 32' 25.2"997.16 miwest0° 10' 30.4"12.03 minorth997.03 mi
24 hours11° 00' 08.8"754.55 mieast3° 57' 55.1"272.53 minorth798.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaleThu 5:34 PM1214 km754 miles656 nmEast-southeast ESE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 6:04 PM1535 km954 miles829 nmEast E
VictoriaThu 4:34 PM1585 km985 miles856 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MumbaiThu 6:04 PM1650 km1025 miles891 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiThu 6:04 PM1678 km1043 miles906 nmEast E
PuneThu 6:04 PM1688 km1049 miles912 nmNortheast NE
BengaluruThu 6:04 PM1699 km1056 miles917 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuratThu 6:04 PM1845 km1147 miles996 nmNortheast NE
MuscatThu 4:34 PM1846 km1147 miles997 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboThu 6:04 PM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmEast E
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