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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 02:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 42' North, Longitude: 81° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.54 meters/second, 1593.1 km/hour, 989.9 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' 58.0"989.84 miwest0° 10' 33.8"12.10 misouth990.18 mi
24 hours11° 40' 52.8"796.57 mieast4° 28' 56.9"308.06 misouth858.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrincomaleeThu 8:08 AM129 km80 miles70 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JaffnaThu 8:08 AM170 km106 miles92 nmWest W
VedaranyamThu 8:08 AM202 km126 miles109 nmWest-northwest WNW
NagapattinamThu 8:08 AM223 km139 miles121 nmWest-northwest WNW
TiruvarurThu 8:08 AM241 km150 miles130 nmWest-northwest WNW
KalmunaiThu 8:08 AM253 km157 miles137 nmSouth S
KandyThu 8:08 AM284 km177 miles153 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 8:08 AM359 km223 miles194 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ColomboThu 8:08 AM359 km223 miles194 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaduraiThu 8:08 AM379 km235 miles204 nmWest W
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