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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 Monday, January 28, 2013 at 20:46:00 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: 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 20:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 18' North, Longitude: 69° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.88 meters/second, 1605.2 km/hour, 997.4 miles/hour or 866.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.1"997.29 miwest0° 10' 40.3"12.22 misouth997.56 mi
24 hours11° 09' 13.0"765.28 mieast4° 25' 21.5"303.90 misouth826.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KulhudhuffushiTue 1:46 AM435 km270 miles235 nmEast E
MaleTue 1:46 AM590 km366 miles318 nmSoutheast SE
ThiruvananthapuramTue 2:16 AM866 km538 miles468 nmEast E
MangaluruTue 2:16 AM873 km543 miles471 nmNortheast NE
Addu CityTue 1:46 AM985 km612 miles532 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaduraiTue 2:16 AM1025 km637 miles553 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengaluruTue 2:16 AM1111 km691 miles600 nmNortheast NE
ColomboTue 2:16 AM1180 km733 miles637 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 2:16 AM1186 km737 miles640 nmEast E
AnantapurTue 2:16 AM1229 km764 miles664 nmNortheast NE

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