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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 Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 20:36:00 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: 93%

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 Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 20:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 54' North, Longitude: 82° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.90 meters/second, 1616.0 km/hour, 1004.2 miles/hour or 872.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 03.4"1004.06 miwest0° 11' 23.3"13.04 misouth1004.23 mi
24 hours11° 14' 45.5"776.90 mieast4° 36' 57.2"317.15 misouth839.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KalmunaiWed 2:06 AM510 km317 miles276 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KandyWed 2:06 AM540 km335 miles292 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 2:06 AM542 km337 miles293 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboWed 2:06 AM548 km341 miles296 nmNorthwest NW
TrincomaleeWed 2:06 AM650 km404 miles351 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ThiruvananthapuramWed 2:06 AM893 km555 miles482 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiWed 2:06 AM931 km578 miles502 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleWed 1:36 AM1038 km645 miles560 nmWest W
ChennaiWed 2:06 AM1159 km720 miles626 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BengaluruWed 2:06 AM1252 km778 miles676 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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