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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: 97%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 28, 2013 at 20:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 21' North, Longitude: 74° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.82 meters/second, 1605.0 km/hour, 997.3 miles/hour or 866.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.9"997.16 miwest0° 10' 39.5"12.21 misouth997.43 mi
24 hours11° 09' 11.8"765.16 mieast4° 25' 06.9"303.62 misouth826.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KulhudhuffushiTue 1:26 AM134 km83 miles72 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramTue 1:56 AM346 km215 miles187 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleTue 1:26 AM356 km221 miles192 nmSouth S
KochiTue 1:56 AM382 km237 miles206 nmNortheast NE
TheniTue 1:56 AM479 km298 miles259 nmNortheast NE
CoimbatoreTue 1:56 AM517 km321 miles279 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiTue 1:56 AM531 km330 miles287 nmEast-northeast ENE
MangaloreTue 1:56 AM616 km383 miles333 nmNorth N
ColomboTue 1:56 AM646 km401 miles349 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 1:56 AM652 km405 miles352 nmEast E
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