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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: 46%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 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° 23' 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"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 29.0"1004.73 miwest0° 11' 50.1"13.55 misouth1004.80 mi
24 hours11° 37' 56.6"804.65 mieast4° 45' 27.4"326.92 misouth867.44 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 AM886 km551 miles479 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 6:06 AM897 km557 miles484 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboFri 6:06 AM902 km561 miles487 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleFri 5:36 AM1211 km752 miles654 nmWest-northwest WNW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 6:06 AM1219 km758 miles658 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiFri 6:06 AM1285 km799 miles694 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaFri 6:36 AM1436 km892 miles775 nmWest-southwest WSW
ChennaiFri 6:06 AM1534 km953 miles828 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BangaloreFri 6:06 AM1616 km1004 miles873 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MedanFri 7:36 AM1759 km1093 miles950 nmEast-northeast ENE
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