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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 7:44 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 21' North, Longitude: 85° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.96 meters/second, 1587.4 km/hour, 986.4 miles/hour or 857.1 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"986.30 miwest0° 09' 15.5"10.61 minorth986.08 mi
24 hours11° 01' 44.9"748.08 mieast3° 24' 42.1"234.55 minorth779.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrincomaleeFri 5:16 PM553 km344 miles299 nmWest-southwest WSW
KalmunaiFri 5:16 PM588 km365 miles317 nmSouthwest SW
ChennaiFri 5:16 PM590 km367 miles319 nmWest-northwest WNW
VisakhapatnamFri 5:16 PM740 km460 miles400 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 5:16 PM781 km485 miles422 nmSouthwest SW
ColomboFri 5:16 PM783 km487 miles423 nmSouthwest SW
MaduraiFri 5:16 PM815 km507 miles440 nmWest W
BangaloreFri 5:16 PM875 km544 miles472 nmWest-northwest WNW
AnantapurFri 5:16 PM927 km576 miles500 nmWest-northwest WNW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 5:16 PM981 km610 miles530 nmWest-southwest WSW
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