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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: 93%
Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 20:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 52' North
Longitude: 80° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.91 meters/second, 1616.1 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"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 03.3"1004.16 miwest0° 11' 23.5"13.05 misouth1004.32 mi
24 hours11° 14' 50.2"777.07 mieast4° 36' 59.8"317.22 misouth839.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 2:16 AM445 km276 miles240 nmNorth N
ColomboWed 2:16 AM448 km279 miles242 nmNorth N
KalmunaiWed 2:16 AM540 km335 miles291 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TrincomaleeWed 2:16 AM644 km400 miles348 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramWed 2:16 AM713 km443 miles385 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleWed 1:46 AM743 km462 miles401 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaduraiWed 2:16 AM809 km503 miles437 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addu CityWed 1:46 AM866 km538 miles468 nmWest-southwest WSW
KulhudhuffushiWed 1:46 AM881 km547 miles476 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChennaiWed 2:16 AM1130 km702 miles610 nmNorth N
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