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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 22:06:00 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: 92%

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 22:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 37' North, Longitude: 60° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.00 meters/second, 1616.4 km/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 02.5"1004.28 miwest0° 11' 25.1"13.08 misouth1004.44 mi
24 hours11° 15' 24.4"777.83 mieast4° 37' 17.0"317.53 misouth840.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaWed 2:06 AM1008 km627 miles544 nmSouthwest SW
MaleWed 3:06 AM1405 km873 miles758 nmEast E
Diego GarciaWed 4:06 AM1682 km1045 miles908 nmSoutheast SE
MogadishuWed 1:06 AM1739 km1081 miles939 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramWed 3:36 AM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiWed 3:36 AM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdenWed 1:06 AM2090 km1299 miles1129 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboWed 3:36 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 3:36 AM2155 km1339 miles1163 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengaluruWed 3:36 AM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmEast-northeast ENE

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