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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 12:16:00 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 12:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 25' North, Longitude: 78° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.84 meters/second, 1587.0 km/hour, 986.1 miles/hour or 856.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.43 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.5"985.97 miwest0° 09' 13.9"10.58 minorth985.76 mi
24 hours11° 01' 51.1"747.95 mieast3° 23' 56.7"233.67 minorth778.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NamakkalFri 5:46 PM35 km22 miles19 nmSouthwest SW
SalemFri 5:46 PM39 km24 miles21 nmNorthwest NW
YercaudFri 5:46 PM46 km28 miles25 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerambalurFri 5:46 PM54 km34 miles29 nmEast-southeast ESE
KarurFri 5:46 PM64 km40 miles35 nmSouthwest SW
TiruchirappalliFri 5:46 PM74 km46 miles40 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ErodeFri 5:46 PM78 km48 miles42 nmWest W
DharmapuriFri 5:46 PM83 km52 miles45 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ThanjavurFri 5:46 PM105 km65 miles57 nmSoutheast SE
ThiruvannaamalaiFri 5:46 PM112 km70 miles61 nmNortheast NE
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