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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 12:56:00 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 12:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 54' North, Longitude: 79° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.53 meters/second, 1564.3 km/hour, 972.0 miles/hour or 844.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.20 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 32' 16.3"971.79 miwest0° 07' 36.3"8.72 minorth971.54 mi
24 hours11° 10' 09.3"746.67 mieast2° 41' 56.8"185.60 minorth764.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NelloreSat 6:26 PM56 km35 miles30 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TirumalaSat 6:26 PM144 km90 miles78 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SrisailamSat 6:26 PM161 km100 miles87 nmNorthwest NW
GunturSat 6:26 PM171 km106 miles92 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TiruvallurSat 6:26 PM195 km121 miles105 nmSouth S
VijayawadaSat 6:26 PM200 km124 miles108 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChennaiSat 6:26 PM209 km130 miles113 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KurnoolSat 6:26 PM212 km132 miles114 nmWest-northwest WNW
VelloreSat 6:26 PM230 km143 miles124 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanchipuramSat 6:26 PM231 km144 miles125 nmSouth S
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