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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: 75%

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 Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 14:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 55' South, Longitude: 80° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.03 meters/second, 1609.3 km/hour, 1000.0 miles/hour or 869.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 31' 58.1"999.97 miwest0° 11' 08.7"12.76 minorth1000.22 mi
24 hours11° 02' 04.4"759.27 mieast4° 30' 34.4"309.88 minorth822.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaWed 8:32 PM893 km555 miles482 nmWest W
Addu CityWed 7:32 PM990 km615 miles535 nmNorthwest NW
MaleWed 7:32 PM1351 km840 miles730 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 8:02 PM1416 km880 miles765 nmNorth N
ColomboWed 8:02 PM1420 km882 miles767 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramWed 8:02 PM1639 km1018 miles885 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiWed 8:02 PM1768 km1099 miles955 nmNorth N
ChennaiWed 8:02 PM2101 km1305 miles1134 nmNorth N
BangaloreWed 8:02 PM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmNorth N
Kuala LumpurWed 10:32 PM2574 km1599 miles1390 nmEast-northeast ENE
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