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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: 66%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 14:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 16' South, Longitude: 71° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.58 meters/second, 1589.7 km/hour, 987.8 miles/hour or 858.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.46 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.0"987.73 miwest0° 10' 25.8"11.95 minorth988.07 mi
24 hours11° 28' 23.7"780.99 mieast4° 19' 36.8"297.37 minorth839.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaTue 8:22 PM347 km215 miles187 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaleTue 7:22 PM1616 km1004 miles873 nmNorth N
Port LouisTue 6:22 PM1843 km1145 miles995 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaTue 6:22 PM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisTue 6:22 PM2064 km1283 miles1115 nmSouthwest SW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 7:52 PM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboTue 7:52 PM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramTue 7:52 PM2168 km1347 miles1171 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaduraiTue 7:52 PM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BangaloreTue 7:52 PM2661 km1654 miles1437 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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