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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: 86%

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 Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 21:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 55' South, Longitude: 79° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.99 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' 31.5"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 36.0"1004.26 miwest0° 11' 36.7"13.30 misouth1004.29 mi
24 hours11° 30' 40.9"795.81 mieast4° 35' 52.0"315.92 misouth854.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addu CityThu 2:36 AM690 km429 miles373 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleThu 2:36 AM925 km575 miles499 nmNorthwest NW
Diego GarciaThu 3:36 AM963 km599 miles520 nmSouthwest SW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 3:06 AM976 km606 miles527 nmNorth N
ColomboThu 3:06 AM979 km608 miles529 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramThu 3:06 AM1179 km732 miles636 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiThu 3:06 AM1314 km816 miles709 nmNorth N
BangaloreThu 3:06 AM1656 km1029 miles894 nmNorth N
ChennaiThu 3:06 AM1662 km1033 miles897 nmNorth N
PuneThu 3:06 AM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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