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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 00:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 31' South, Longitude: 78° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.16 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.7 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' 28.1"1004.70 miwest0° 11' 50.3"13.56 misouth1004.77 mi
24 hours11° 38' 24.6"805.18 mieast4° 45' 28.1"326.93 misouth867.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addu CityFri 5:58 AM548 km340 miles296 nmWest W
MaleFri 5:58 AM724 km450 miles391 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 6:28 AM844 km525 miles456 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 6:28 AM846 km526 miles457 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KandyFri 6:28 AM910 km565 miles491 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KulhudhuffushiFri 5:58 AM964 km599 miles520 nmNorthwest NW
KalmunaiFri 6:28 AM972 km604 miles525 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Diego GarciaFri 6:58 AM980 km609 miles529 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 6:28 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmNorth N
MaduraiFri 6:28 AM1153 km717 miles623 nmNorth N
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