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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 13:52:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 70%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 13:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 57' North, Longitude: 82° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.77 meters/second, 1619.2 km/hour, 1006.1 miles/hour or 874.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.77 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.77 mi
1 hour14° 33' 09.7"1006.04 miwest0° 11' 08.1"12.75 minorth1006.06 mi
24 hours10° 40' 40.4"738.17 mieast4° 20' 39.2"298.50 minorth794.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KalmunaiThu 7:22 PM613 km381 miles331 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 7:22 PM631 km392 miles340 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KandyThu 7:22 PM636 km395 miles343 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboThu 7:22 PM636 km395 miles344 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 7:22 PM970 km603 miles524 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiThu 7:22 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleThu 6:52 PM1058 km658 miles571 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChennaiThu 7:22 PM1261 km784 miles681 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BengaluruThu 7:22 PM1347 km837 miles727 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaThu 7:52 PM1542 km958 miles833 nmSouthwest SW

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