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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 21:56:00 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 21:56:00 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 AM642 km399 miles347 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleThu 2:56 AM691 km430 miles373 nmNorth N
KulhudhuffushiThu 2:56 AM966 km600 miles522 nmNorth N
ColomboThu 3:26 AM1141 km709 miles616 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 3:26 AM1142 km709 miles616 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 3:26 AM1186 km737 miles641 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaduraiThu 3:26 AM1370 km851 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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