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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 = Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 9:56:00 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: 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 21:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 58' South, Longitude: 74° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.97 meters/second, 1616.3 km/hour, 1004.3 miles/hour or 872.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 35.5"1004.22 miWest0° 11' 36.6"13.30 miSouth1004.24 mi
24 hours11° 30' 57.1"796.09 miEast4° 35' 45.7"315.80 miSouth854.63 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 2:56 AM220 km137 miles119 nmNorthwest NW
Diego GarciaThu 3:56 AM639 km397 miles345 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleThu 2:56 AM691 km430 miles373 nmNorth N
KulhudhuffushiThu 2:56 AM966 km600 miles522 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 3:26 AM1142 km709 miles616 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboThu 3:26 AM1142 km710 miles617 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 3:26 AM1186 km737 miles641 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaduraiThu 3:26 AM1371 km852 miles740 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BengaluruThu 3:26 AM1684 km1046 miles909 nmNorth N
ChennaiThu 3:26 AM1777 km1104 miles960 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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