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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, December 6, 2012 at 01:08:00 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: 56%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 06' North, Longitude: 64° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.41 meters/second, 1614.3 km/hour, 1003.1 miles/hour or 871.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.6"1002.96 miwest0° 11' 18.6"12.95 misouth1003.16 mi
24 hours11° 14' 29.5"775.60 mieast4° 38' 27.9"318.89 misouth839.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KulhudhuffushiThu 6:08 AM973 km604 miles525 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleThu 6:08 AM982 km610 miles530 nmEast E
VictoriaThu 5:08 AM1407 km874 miles760 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 6:38 AM1444 km897 miles780 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaThu 7:08 AM1530 km951 miles826 nmSoutheast SE
MaduraiThu 6:38 AM1619 km1006 miles874 nmEast-northeast ENE
ColomboThu 6:38 AM1713 km1065 miles925 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 6:38 AM1718 km1068 miles928 nmEast E
BengaluruThu 6:38 AM1725 km1072 miles931 nmNortheast NE
MumbaiThu 6:38 AM1868 km1161 miles1009 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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