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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: 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 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 20' North, Longitude: 86° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.97 meters/second, 1587.5 km/hour, 986.4 miles/hour or 857.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.44 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.6"986.25 miwest0° 09' 15.7"10.61 minorth986.04 mi
24 hours11° 01' 44.2"748.04 mieast3° 24' 47.0"234.62 minorth779.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrincomaleeFri 5:14 PM623 km387 miles336 nmWest-southwest WSW
KalmunaiFri 5:14 PM646 km401 miles349 nmSouthwest SW
ChennaiFri 5:14 PM671 km417 miles362 nmWest-northwest WNW
KandyFri 5:14 PM756 km470 miles408 nmSouthwest SW
VisakhapatnamFri 5:14 PM771 km479 miles416 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 5:14 PM847 km526 miles457 nmSouthwest SW
ColomboFri 5:14 PM849 km528 miles459 nmSouthwest SW
MaduraiFri 5:14 PM896 km557 miles484 nmWest W
BangaloreFri 5:14 PM956 km594 miles516 nmWest-northwest WNW
BhubaneshwarFri 5:14 PM987 km613 miles533 nmNorth N
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