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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: 23%
Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 43' North
Longitude: 83° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.50 meters/second, 1593.0 km/hour, 989.8 miles/hour or 860.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.50 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.1"989.76 miwest0° 10' 33.1"12.09 misouth990.09 mi
24 hours11° 40' 48.7"796.42 mieast4° 28' 44.1"307.81 misouth858.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrincomaleeThu 7:58 AM328 km204 miles177 nmWest-southwest WSW
KalmunaiThu 7:58 AM348 km216 miles188 nmSouthwest SW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 7:58 AM546 km339 miles295 nmSouthwest SW
ChennaiThu 7:58 AM547 km340 miles295 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboThu 7:58 AM549 km341 miles296 nmSouthwest SW
MaduraiThu 7:58 AM643 km400 miles347 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramThu 7:58 AM784 km487 miles424 nmWest W
BangaloreThu 7:58 AM787 km489 miles425 nmWest-northwest WNW
VisakhapatnamThu 7:58 AM885 km550 miles478 nmNorth N
AnantapurThu 7:58 AM886 km550 miles478 nmNorthwest NW
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