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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: 84%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 16:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 03' South, Longitude: 64° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.80 meters/second, 1619.3 km/hour, 1006.2 miles/hour or 874.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.77 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.77 mi
1 hour14° 32' 51.5"1006.10 miwest0° 11' 19.4"12.97 minorth1006.21 mi
24 hours10° 46' 23.4"745.06 mieast4° 29' 02.3"308.09 minorth806.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addu CityThu 9:24 PM960 km596 miles518 nmEast E
VictoriaThu 8:24 PM1082 km672 miles584 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaThu 10:24 PM1118 km695 miles604 nmSoutheast SE
MaleThu 9:24 PM1155 km718 miles624 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 9:54 PM1738 km1080 miles938 nmNortheast NE
ColomboThu 9:54 PM1919 km1193 miles1036 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 9:54 PM1923 km1195 miles1038 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiThu 9:54 PM1935 km1202 miles1045 nmNortheast NE
BengaluruThu 9:54 PM2117 km1315 miles1143 nmNortheast NE
MogadishuThu 7:24 PM2162 km1344 miles1168 nmWest W
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