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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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 11:34:00 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: 45%

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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 11:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 19' North, Longitude: 88° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.01 meters/second, 1587.6 km/hour, 986.5 miles/hour or 857.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.44 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.6"986.34 miwest0° 09' 16.4"10.62 minorth986.13 mi
24 hours11° 01' 42.1"748.06 mieast3° 25' 02.6"234.92 minorth779.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port BlairFri 5:04 PM427 km265 miles230 nmEast E
KalmunaiFri 5:04 PM860 km535 miles464 nmWest-southwest WSW
VisakhapatnamFri 5:04 PM913 km567 miles493 nmNorthwest NW
ChennaiFri 5:04 PM927 km576 miles501 nmWest-northwest WNW
Banda AcehFri 6:34 PM975 km606 miles527 nmSoutheast SE
KandyFri 5:04 PM982 km610 miles530 nmWest-southwest WSW
YangonFri 6:04 PM1013 km630 miles547 nmNortheast NE
BhubaneshwarFri 5:04 PM1032 km641 miles557 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 5:04 PM1073 km667 miles579 nmWest-southwest WSW
ColomboFri 5:04 PM1077 km669 miles581 nmWest-southwest WSW

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