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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 12:44:00 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 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 32' North, Longitude: 60° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.79 meters/second, 1604.9 km/hour, 997.2 miles/hour or 866.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 32' 25.4"997.10 miwest0° 10' 29.9"12.03 minorth996.97 mi
24 hours11° 00' 07.8"754.48 mieast3° 57' 42.4"272.28 minorth798.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuThu 3:44 PM920 km572 miles497 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaThu 4:44 PM1462 km909 miles790 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleThu 5:44 PM1473 km915 miles795 nmEast-southeast ESE
MuscatThu 4:44 PM1792 km1114 miles968 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramThu 6:14 PM1801 km1119 miles973 nmEast E
MogadishuThu 3:44 PM1802 km1120 miles973 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdenThu 3:44 PM1810 km1125 miles977 nmWest-northwest WNW
MumbaiThu 6:14 PM1826 km1135 miles986 nmNortheast NE
PuneThu 6:14 PM1877 km1167 miles1014 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiThu 6:14 PM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmEast E

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