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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 12:44:00 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 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 30' North, Longitude: 71° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.73 meters/second, 1586.6 km/hour, 985.9 miles/hour or 856.7 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' 30.4"985.71 miwest0° 09' 12.1"10.54 minorth985.50 mi
24 hours11° 01' 57.4"747.88 mieast3° 23' 12.6"232.83 minorth778.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KavarattiFri 6:14 PM150 km93 miles81 nmSoutheast SE
MangaluruFri 6:14 PM379 km236 miles205 nmEast-northeast ENE
KochiFri 6:14 PM535 km332 miles289 nmEast-southeast ESE
KulhudhuffushiFri 5:44 PM561 km349 miles303 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HubballiFri 6:14 PM570 km354 miles308 nmNortheast NE
CoimbatoreFri 6:14 PM585 km363 miles316 nmEast E
TheniFri 6:14 PM658 km409 miles355 nmEast-southeast ESE
BengaluruFri 6:14 PM664 km413 miles359 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 6:14 PM670 km416 miles362 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaduraiFri 6:14 PM730 km453 miles394 nmEast-southeast ESE

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