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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 Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 21:46:00 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: 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 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 56' South, Longitude: 77° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.98 meters/second, 1616.3 km/hour, 1004.3 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' 35.7"1004.24 miwest0° 11' 36.7"13.30 misouth1004.27 mi
24 hours11° 30' 48.6"795.94 mieast4° 35' 49.2"315.87 misouth854.53 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 2:46 AM459 km285 miles248 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleThu 2:46 AM783 km487 miles423 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaThu 3:46 AM788 km490 miles426 nmSouthwest SW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 3:16 AM1026 km638 miles554 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboThu 3:16 AM1028 km639 miles555 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 3:16 AM1155 km718 miles624 nmNorth N
MaduraiThu 3:16 AM1316 km818 miles711 nmNorth N
BengaluruThu 3:16 AM1650 km1025 miles891 nmNorth N
ChennaiThu 3:16 AM1699 km1056 miles917 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PuneThu 3:16 AM2289 km1423 miles1236 nmNorth N

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