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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: 15%
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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 05' North
Longitude: 83° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.94 meters/second, 1609.0 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 32.0"999.73 miwest0° 11' 51.2"13.58 misouth999.97 mi
24 hours11° 55' 38.2"821.85 mieast4° 53' 55.7"336.62 misouth890.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KalmunaiFri 8:48 AM323 km201 miles174 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 8:48 AM451 km280 miles243 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboFri 8:48 AM457 km284 miles247 nmWest-northwest WNW
TrincomaleeFri 8:48 AM465 km289 miles251 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiFri 8:48 AM805 km500 miles435 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 8:48 AM824 km512 miles445 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChennaiFri 8:48 AM955 km594 miles516 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BangaloreFri 8:48 AM1094 km680 miles591 nmNorthwest NW
MaleFri 8:18 AM1121 km696 miles605 nmWest W
AnantapurFri 8:48 AM1248 km776 miles674 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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