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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 36%
Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 32' North
Longitude: 60° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.79 meters/second, 1604.8 km/hour, 997.2 miles/hour or 866.5 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' 25.4"997.16 miwest0° 10' 29.9"12.03 minorth997.03 mi
24 hours11° 00' 07.6"754.53 mieast3° 57' 40.9"272.27 minorth798.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaThu 4:44 PM1451 km902 miles784 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleThu 5:44 PM1502 km933 miles811 nmEast-southeast ESE
MogadishuThu 3:44 PM1774 km1102 miles958 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdenThu 3:44 PM1782 km1107 miles962 nmWest-northwest WNW
MuscatThu 4:44 PM1789 km1111 miles966 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramThu 6:14 PM1831 km1138 miles989 nmEast E
MumbaiThu 6:14 PM1847 km1148 miles997 nmNortheast NE
PuneThu 6:14 PM1900 km1180 miles1026 nmNortheast NE
DjiboutiThu 3:44 PM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaThu 3:44 PM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmWest-northwest WNW
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