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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 12:36:00 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 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 31' North, Longitude: 62° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.82 meters/second, 1604.9 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"997.15 miWest0° 10' 30.3"12.03 miNorth997.02 mi
24 hours11° 00' 08.6"754.54 miEast3° 57' 52.7"272.48 miNorth798.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaleThu 5:36 PM1265 km786 miles683 nmEast-southeast ESE
VictoriaThu 4:36 PM1558 km968 miles841 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 6:06 PM1588 km987 miles858 nmEast E
MumbaiThu 6:06 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmNortheast NE
PuneThu 6:06 PM1725 km1072 miles931 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiThu 6:06 PM1730 km1075 miles934 nmEast E
BengaluruThu 6:06 PM1748 km1086 miles944 nmEast-northeast ENE
MuscatThu 4:36 PM1832 km1139 miles989 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuratThu 6:06 PM1871 km1163 miles1010 nmNortheast NE
ColomboThu 6:06 PM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmEast E

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