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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, December 7, 2012 at 12:36:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 46%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 26' South, Longitude: 83° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.17 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 29.2"1004.66 miWest0° 11' 50.1"13.55 miSouth1004.74 mi
24 hours11° 37' 55.2"804.57 miEast4° 45' 27.4"326.89 miSouth867.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KalmunaiFri 6:06 AM892 km554 miles482 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 6:06 AM910 km565 miles491 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboFri 6:06 AM918 km570 miles496 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KandyFri 6:06 AM918 km570 miles496 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 6:06 AM1237 km769 miles668 nmNorthwest NW
MaleFri 5:36 AM1238 km769 miles668 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaduraiFri 6:06 AM1300 km808 miles702 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaFri 6:36 AM1461 km908 miles789 nmWest-southwest WSW
ChennaiFri 6:06 AM1541 km957 miles832 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BengaluruFri 6:06 AM1628 km1012 miles879 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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