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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 Thursday, January 31, 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: 78%

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 Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 32' South, Longitude: 88° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.90 meters/second, 1605.2 km/hour, 997.4 miles/hour or 866.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.8"997.30 miwest0° 11' 15.9"12.90 misouth997.19 mi
24 hours11° 56' 22.2"820.51 mieast4° 20' 44.8"298.66 misouth869.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluFri 4:46 AM1547 km961 miles835 nmEast E
MedanFri 4:46 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 3:16 AM1769 km1099 miles955 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboFri 3:16 AM1774 km1103 miles958 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaFri 3:46 AM1788 km1111 miles965 nmWest W
Kuala LumpurFri 5:46 AM1808 km1124 miles977 nmNortheast NE
PalembangFri 4:46 AM1838 km1142 miles992 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeFri 5:46 AM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaFri 4:46 AM2018 km1254 miles1090 nmEast E
MaleFri 2:46 AM2051 km1274 miles1107 nmNorthwest NW
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