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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 01:18:00 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 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 35' South, Longitude: 73° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.15 meters/second, 1616.9 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
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 27.4"1004.60 miwest0° 11' 50.6"13.56 misouth1004.68 mi
24 hours11° 38' 48.7"805.58 mieast4° 45' 28.4"326.92 misouth868.22 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 6:18 AM40 km25 miles22 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleFri 6:18 AM525 km326 miles284 nmNorth N
Diego GarciaFri 7:18 AM757 km470 miles409 nmSouth S
KulhudhuffushiFri 6:18 AM797 km495 miles430 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramFri 6:48 AM1075 km668 miles580 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 6:48 AM1091 km678 miles589 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 6:48 AM1092 km678 miles590 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiFri 6:48 AM1269 km788 miles685 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BengaluruFri 6:48 AM1564 km972 miles845 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChennaiFri 6:48 AM1686 km1048 miles911 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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