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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 11:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 22' North, Longitude: 83° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.93 meters/second, 1587.3 km/hour, 986.3 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"986.16 miwest0° 09' 15.2"10.60 minorth985.95 mi
24 hours11° 01' 46.4"748.01 mieast3° 24' 31.4"234.33 minorth779.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrincomaleeFri 5:24 PM415 km258 miles224 nmSouthwest SW
ChennaiFri 5:24 PM424 km263 miles229 nmWest-northwest WNW
KalmunaiFri 5:24 PM485 km302 miles262 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KandyFri 5:24 PM566 km352 miles306 nmSouthwest SW
MaduraiFri 5:24 PM638 km396 miles344 nmWest-southwest WSW
KakinadaFri 5:24 PM641 km398 miles346 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 5:24 PM651 km404 miles351 nmSouthwest SW
ColomboFri 5:24 PM652 km405 miles352 nmSouthwest SW
BangaloreFri 5:24 PM698 km433 miles377 nmWest-northwest WNW
VisakhapatnamFri 5:24 PM702 km436 miles379 nmNorth N
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