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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 03:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 03' North
Longitude: 81° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.96 meters/second, 1609.1 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 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 31.8"999.77 miwest0° 11' 51.7"13.58 misouth1000.01 mi
24 hours11° 55' 46.0"822.04 mieast4° 54' 02.9"336.76 misouth890.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalleFri 8:58 AM150 km93 miles81 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 8:58 AM245 km152 miles132 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboFri 8:58 AM251 km156 miles136 nmNorthwest NW
KalmunaiFri 8:58 AM273 km170 miles147 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TrincomaleeFri 8:58 AM390 km242 miles211 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramFri 8:58 AM601 km374 miles325 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiFri 8:58 AM634 km394 miles342 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TheniFri 8:58 AM684 km425 miles369 nmNorthwest NW
MaleFri 8:28 AM853 km530 miles461 nmWest W
ChennaiFri 8:58 AM894 km555 miles483 nmNorth N
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