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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 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 21:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 54' South, Longitude: 79° 29' 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' 36.1"1004.27 miwest0° 11' 36.7"13.30 misouth1004.30 mi
24 hours11° 30' 40.0"795.79 mieast4° 35' 52.4"315.93 misouth854.43 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 AM720 km447 miles389 nmWest W
MaleThu 2:36 AM946 km588 miles511 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 3:06 AM974 km605 miles526 nmNorth N
ColomboThu 3:06 AM977 km607 miles527 nmNorth N
Diego GarciaThu 3:36 AM987 km613 miles533 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 3:06 AM1185 km736 miles640 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiThu 3:06 AM1316 km818 miles711 nmNorth N
BangaloreThu 3:06 AM1659 km1031 miles896 nmNorth N
ChennaiThu 3:06 AM1660 km1031 miles896 nmNorth N
PuneThu 3:06 AM2341 km1455 miles1264 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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