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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 11:46:00 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 11:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 21' North, Longitude: 85° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.96 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.44 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.6"986.24 miwest0° 09' 15.7"10.61 minorth986.03 mi
24 hours11° 01' 44.6"748.03 mieast3° 24' 43.8"234.56 minorth779.26 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 PM578 km359 miles312 nmWest-southwest WSW
KalmunaiFri 5:16 PM608 km378 miles328 nmSouthwest SW
ChennaiFri 5:16 PM620 km386 miles335 nmWest-northwest WNW
KandyFri 5:16 PM714 km444 miles386 nmSouthwest SW
VisakhapatnamFri 5:16 PM751 km466 miles405 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 5:16 PM804 km500 miles434 nmSouthwest SW
ColomboFri 5:16 PM807 km501 miles436 nmSouthwest SW
MaduraiFri 5:16 PM844 km525 miles456 nmWest W
BengaluruFri 5:16 PM904 km561 miles488 nmWest-northwest WNW
AnantapurFri 5:16 PM954 km593 miles515 nmWest-northwest WNW

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