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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: 50%

Previous phaseFull MoonSaturday, December 10, 2011 at 2:36 PM
This phaseThird QuarterSunday, December 18, 2011 at 12:48 AM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, December 24, 2011 at 6:06 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 00:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 03' South, Longitude: 75° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.88 meters/second, 1612.4 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.70 miwest0° 00' 13.3"0.25 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 10.0"1001.81 miwest0° 13' 14.8"15.17 misouth1001.82 mi
24 hours12° 08' 09.9"838.33 mieast5° 13' 14.0"358.76 misouth908.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addu CitySun 5:48 AM368 km229 miles199 nmNorthwest NW
Diego GarciaSun 6:48 AM581 km361 miles313 nmSouthwest SW
MaleSun 5:48 AM828 km515 miles447 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 6:18 AM1206 km749 miles651 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSun 6:18 AM1207 km750 miles652 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSun 6:18 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmNorth N
MaduraiSun 6:18 AM1465 km910 miles791 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BangaloreSun 6:18 AM1788 km1111 miles965 nmNorth N
ChennaiSun 6:18 AM1862 km1157 miles1006 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaSun 4:48 AM2228 km1385 miles1203 nmWest W
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