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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 03:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 01' North, Longitude: 78° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.98 meters/second, 1609.1 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 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' 31.6"999.82 miwest0° 11' 52.1"13.59 misouth1000.06 mi
24 hours11° 55' 54.1"822.24 mieast4° 54' 10.2"336.90 misouth890.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalleFri 9:08 AM199 km124 miles108 nmNortheast NE
ColomboFri 9:08 AM245 km152 miles132 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 9:08 AM245 km152 miles132 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KandyFri 9:08 AM329 km204 miles177 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 9:08 AM433 km269 miles234 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KalmunaiFri 9:08 AM434 km269 miles234 nmNortheast NE
TrincomaleeFri 9:08 AM481 km299 miles260 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiFri 9:08 AM547 km340 miles295 nmNorth N
TheniFri 9:08 AM571 km355 miles308 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleFri 8:38 AM587 km365 miles317 nmWest W
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