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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: 94%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 25' South, Longitude: 68° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.11 meters/second, 1613.2 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 32' 00.1"1002.37 miwest0° 11' 27.8"13.13 minorth1002.58 mi
24 hours11° 03' 39.7"762.89 mieast4° 36' 33.0"316.71 minorth827.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaThu 11:24 PM563 km350 miles304 nmSoutheast SE
Addu CityThu 10:24 PM682 km424 miles368 nmNortheast NE
MaleThu 10:24 PM1116 km693 miles602 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaThu 9:24 PM1421 km883 miles767 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramThu 10:54 PM1724 km1071 miles931 nmNortheast NE
ColomboThu 10:54 PM1799 km1118 miles971 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 10:54 PM1801 km1119 miles972 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiThu 10:54 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisThu 9:24 PM2096 km1303 miles1132 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BangaloreThu 10:54 PM2181 km1355 miles1178 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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