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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 12:34:00 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 12:34:00 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 km1042 miles906 nmEast E
PuneThu 6:04 PM1688 km1049 miles912 nmNortheast NE
BengaluruThu 6:04 PM1699 km1056 miles917 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuratThu 6:04 PM1841 km1144 miles994 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MuscatThu 4:34 PM1846 km1147 miles997 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboThu 6:04 PM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmEast E

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