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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 13:26:00 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 13:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 36' North, Longitude: 61° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.56 meters/second, 1586.0 km/hour, 985.5 miles/hour or 856.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.42 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.3"985.33 miwest0° 09' 09.6"10.50 minorth985.12 mi
24 hours11° 02' 07.2"747.78 mieast3° 22' 06.2"231.56 minorth778.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuFri 4:26 PM818 km508 miles442 nmWest W
SalalahFri 5:26 PM995 km618 miles537 nmNorthwest NW
MuscatFri 5:26 PM1364 km847 miles736 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MumbaiFri 6:56 PM1466 km911 miles792 nmNortheast NE
PuneFri 6:56 PM1536 km954 miles829 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleFri 6:26 PM1561 km970 miles843 nmEast-southeast ESE
KarachiFri 6:26 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Abu DhabiFri 5:26 PM1606 km998 miles867 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuratFri 6:56 PM1615 km1004 miles872 nmNortheast NE
DubaiFri 5:26 PM1646 km1023 miles889 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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