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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: 60%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 13:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 34' South, Longitude: 71° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.22 meters/second, 1617.2 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.2"1004.80 miwest0° 11' 22.5"13.03 minorth1004.96 mi
24 hours10° 51' 54.1"750.80 mieast4° 31' 05.1"310.43 minorth812.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addu CityWed 6:52 PM266 km166 miles144 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaWed 7:52 PM535 km332 miles289 nmSouth S
MaleWed 6:52 PM773 km481 miles418 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramWed 7:22 PM1358 km844 miles733 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboWed 7:22 PM1391 km864 miles751 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 7:22 PM1392 km865 miles752 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiWed 7:22 PM1556 km967 miles840 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaWed 5:52 PM1812 km1126 miles978 nmWest W
BangaloreWed 7:22 PM1838 km1142 miles992 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChennaiWed 7:22 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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