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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: 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 12:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 30' North, Longitude: 71° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.72 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"985.70 miwest0° 09' 12.1"10.54 minorth985.48 mi
24 hours11° 01' 57.9"747.88 mieast3° 23' 09.6"232.77 minorth778.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KavarattiFri 6:16 PM192 km120 miles104 nmEast-southeast ESE
MangaluruFri 6:16 PM428 km266 miles231 nmEast-northeast ENE
KulhudhuffushiFri 5:46 PM579 km360 miles313 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KochiFri 6:16 PM585 km364 miles316 nmEast-southeast ESE
HubballiFri 6:16 PM606 km377 miles327 nmNortheast NE
CoimbatoreFri 6:16 PM637 km396 miles344 nmEast E
BengaluruFri 6:16 PM716 km445 miles386 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 6:16 PM717 km445 miles387 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaduraiFri 6:16 PM781 km485 miles422 nmEast-southeast ESE
AnantapurFri 6:16 PM781 km486 miles422 nmEast-northeast ENE

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