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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 12:24:00 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: 46%

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 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 27' North, Longitude: 76° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.81 meters/second, 1586.9 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.43 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.5"985.89 miwest0° 09' 13.4"10.57 minorth985.68 mi
24 hours11° 01' 53.0"747.93 mieast3° 23' 44.3"233.43 minorth778.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OotacamundFri 5:54 PM24 km15 miles13 nmEast-southeast ESE
KalpettaFri 5:54 PM48 km30 miles26 nmWest-northwest WNW
CoimbatoreFri 5:54 PM72 km45 miles39 nmSoutheast SE
PalakkadFri 5:54 PM76 km47 miles41 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KozhikodeFri 5:54 PM80 km50 miles43 nmWest-southwest WSW
PonnaniFri 5:54 PM96 km60 miles52 nmSouthwest SW
MysuruFri 5:54 PM97 km60 miles52 nmNorth N
ThrissurFri 5:54 PM106 km66 miles57 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ThalasseryFri 5:54 PM114 km71 miles61 nmWest-northwest WNW
KattoorFri 5:54 PM123 km76 miles66 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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