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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 = Friday, January 4, 2013 at 00:46:00. Birmingham local time = Friday, January 4, 2013 at 12:46:00 am.

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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: 62%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:21 am
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:57 am

Position of the Moon: Sublunar Point

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 00:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 46' South, Longitude: 62° 48' East

The ground speed is currently 448.18 meters/second, 1613.5 kilometres/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.71 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.5"1002.43 miWest0° 11' 36.0"13.28 miSouth1002.40 mi
24 hours11° 40' 21.6"805.67 miEast4° 34' 09.0"313.97 miSouth861.92 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 4:46 am822 km511 miles444 nmWest W
Diego GarciaFri 6:46 am1132 km704 miles611 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaleFri 5:46 am1480 km919 miles799 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisFri 4:46 am1903 km1183 miles1028 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuFri 3:46 am2047 km1272 miles1105 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisFri 4:46 am2053 km1276 miles1109 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 6:16 am2075 km1289 miles1121 nmNortheast NE
ColomboFri 6:16 am2233 km1388 miles1206 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenepura KotteFri 6:16 am2237 km1390 miles1208 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiFri 6:16 am2275 km1414 miles1228 nmNortheast NE

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