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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 Friday, December 7, 2012 at 00:58:00 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: 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 00:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 31' South, Longitude: 78° 19' 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"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.1"1004.63 miwest0° 11' 50.3"13.56 misouth1004.71 mi
24 hours11° 38' 23.1"805.10 mieast4° 45' 28.1"326.91 misouth867.81 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 AM578 km359 miles312 nmWest W
MaleFri 5:58 AM745 km463 miles402 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 6:28 AM837 km520 miles452 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 6:28 AM839 km521 miles453 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KandyFri 6:28 AM900 km559 miles486 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KalmunaiFri 6:28 AM959 km596 miles518 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KulhudhuffushiFri 5:58 AM981 km610 miles530 nmNorthwest NW
Diego GarciaFri 6:58 AM1000 km621 miles540 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 6:28 AM1008 km626 miles544 nmNorth N
MaduraiFri 6:28 AM1153 km717 miles623 nmNorth N
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