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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 12:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 33' North, Longitude: 59° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.78 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 32' 25.4"997.08 miwest0° 10' 29.8"12.02 minorth996.95 mi
24 hours11° 00' 07.4"754.46 mieast3° 57' 38.3"272.20 minorth798.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuThu 3:46 PM855 km532 miles462 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaThu 4:46 PM1432 km890 miles773 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleThu 5:46 PM1554 km966 miles839 nmEast-southeast ESE
MogadishuThu 3:46 PM1724 km1071 miles931 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdenThu 3:46 PM1732 km1076 miles935 nmWest-northwest WNW
MuscatThu 4:46 PM1783 km1108 miles963 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramThu 6:16 PM1884 km1171 miles1017 nmEast E
MumbaiThu 6:16 PM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmNortheast NE
DjiboutiThu 3:46 PM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaThu 3:46 PM1914 km1189 miles1034 nmWest-northwest WNW

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