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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, October 12, 2012 at 4:28:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 14%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 04:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 51' North, Longitude: 66° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.08 meters/second, 1609.5 km/hour, 1000.1 miles/hour or 869.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.67 miWest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 miSouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 30.3"999.97 miWest0° 11' 54.1"13.63 miSouth1000.20 mi
24 hours11° 56' 33.7"823.13 miEast4° 54' 44.8"337.53 miSouth891.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KulhudhuffushiFri 9:28 AM710 km441 miles383 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleFri 9:28 AM736 km457 miles397 nmEast E
Addu CityFri 9:28 AM924 km574 miles499 nmSoutheast SE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 9:58 AM1181 km734 miles638 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiFri 9:58 AM1358 km844 miles733 nmEast-northeast ENE
ColomboFri 9:58 AM1451 km902 miles784 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 9:58 AM1458 km906 miles787 nmEast E
BengaluruFri 9:58 AM1475 km916 miles796 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaFri 10:28 AM1476 km917 miles797 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VictoriaFri 8:28 AM1649 km1025 miles891 nmSouthwest SW

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