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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 21:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 59' South, Longitude: 74° 22' 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"1004.28 miwest0° 11' 36.6"13.30 misouth1004.31 mi
24 hours11° 30' 58.2"796.17 mieast4° 35' 45.3"315.82 misouth854.70 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 AM199 km123 miles107 nmNorthwest NW
Diego GarciaThu 3:56 AM631 km392 miles341 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleThu 2:56 AM687 km427 miles371 nmNorth N
KulhudhuffushiThu 2:56 AM962 km598 miles519 nmNorth N
ColomboThu 3:26 AM1157 km719 miles625 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 3:26 AM1158 km719 miles625 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 3:26 AM1193 km742 miles644 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaduraiThu 3:26 AM1379 km857 miles745 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BangaloreThu 3:26 AM1690 km1050 miles912 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChennaiThu 3:26 AM1788 km1111 miles966 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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