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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 11:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 22' North, Longitude: 83° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.92 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"986.22 miwest0° 09' 15.1"10.60 minorth986.01 mi
24 hours11° 01' 46.5"748.06 mieast3° 24' 29.6"234.31 minorth779.21 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 PM396 km246 miles214 nmSouthwest SW
ChennaiFri 5:24 PM398 km247 miles215 nmWest-northwest WNW
KalmunaiFri 5:24 PM473 km294 miles256 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KandyFri 5:24 PM549 km341 miles296 nmSouthwest SW
MaduraiFri 5:24 PM609 km379 miles329 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 5:24 PM632 km393 miles341 nmSouthwest SW
ColomboFri 5:24 PM633 km393 miles342 nmSouthwest SW
KakinadaFri 5:24 PM633 km394 miles342 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BangaloreFri 5:24 PM669 km416 miles361 nmWest-northwest WNW
TheniFri 5:24 PM676 km420 miles365 nmWest-southwest WSW
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