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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.

March Equinox 2012

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: 6%
Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, March 15, 2012 at 1:25 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, March 22, 2012 at 2:37 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 05:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 49' South
Longitude: 75° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.67 meters/second, 1611.6 km/hour, 1001.4 miles/hour or 870.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 33' 02.7"1001.38 miwest0° 11' 23.8"13.05 minorth1001.63 mi
24 hours10° 38' 10.4"731.99 mieast4° 36' 34.4"316.75 minorth799.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaTue 11:14 AM424 km263 miles229 nmWest-southwest WSW
Addu CityTue 10:14 AM648 km403 miles350 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleTue 10:14 AM1138 km707 miles614 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 10:44 AM1473 km915 miles795 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboTue 10:44 AM1474 km916 miles796 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramTue 10:44 AM1588 km986 miles857 nmNorth N
MaduraiTue 10:44 AM1757 km1092 miles949 nmNorth N
BangaloreTue 10:44 AM2085 km1296 miles1126 nmNorth N
ChennaiTue 10:44 AM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaTue 9:14 AM2275 km1414 miles1228 nmWest W
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