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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 8:56:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 20:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 50' North, Longitude: 77° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.92 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"1004.11 miWest0° 11' 23.7"13.05 miSouth1004.28 mi
24 hours11° 14' 53.8"777.10 miEast4° 37' 01.8"317.24 miSouth840.02 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 2:26 AM499 km310 miles270 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboWed 2:26 AM501 km311 miles271 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaleWed 1:56 AM512 km318 miles276 nmWest-northwest WNW
KandyWed 2:26 AM577 km359 miles312 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramWed 2:26 AM635 km395 miles343 nmNorth N
Addu CityWed 1:56 AM660 km410 miles356 nmSouthwest SW
KalmunaiWed 2:26 AM666 km414 miles360 nmNortheast NE
KulhudhuffushiWed 1:56 AM681 km423 miles368 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiWed 2:26 AM784 km487 miles423 nmNorth N
BengaluruWed 2:26 AM1121 km697 miles605 nmNorth N

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