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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 Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 12:26:00 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: 55%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 51' North, Longitude: 87° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.66 meters/second, 1564.8 km/hour, 972.3 miles/hour or 844.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.20 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 32' 16.8"972.08 miwest0° 07' 38.5"8.76 minorth971.84 mi
24 hours11° 09' 56.5"746.65 mieast2° 42' 51.5"186.64 minorth764.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VisakhapatnamSat 5:56 PM515 km320 miles278 nmNorthwest NW
KakinadaSat 5:56 PM565 km351 miles305 nmWest-northwest WNW
BhubaneshwarSat 5:56 PM612 km380 miles330 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChennaiSat 5:56 PM756 km470 miles408 nmWest-southwest WSW
KolkataSat 5:56 PM868 km539 miles469 nmNorth N
KhulnaSat 6:26 PM922 km573 miles498 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DurgapurSat 5:56 PM958 km595 miles517 nmNorth N
HyderabadSat 5:56 PM961 km597 miles519 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChittagongSat 6:26 PM969 km602 miles523 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KalmunaiSat 5:56 PM999 km621 miles539 nmSouthwest SW

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