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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 01:26:00 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 01:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 36' South, Longitude: 71° 33' 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' 26.9"1004.59 miwest0° 11' 50.7"13.56 misouth1004.66 mi
24 hours11° 38' 58.9"805.78 mieast4° 45' 28.7"326.92 misouth868.39 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 6:26 AM177 km110 miles96 nmEast E
MaleFri 6:26 AM572 km355 miles309 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Diego GarciaFri 7:26 AM751 km466 miles405 nmSouth S
KulhudhuffushiFri 6:26 AM817 km507 miles441 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 6:56 AM1172 km728 miles633 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 6:56 AM1243 km772 miles671 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 6:56 AM1245 km774 miles672 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiFri 6:56 AM1372 km853 miles741 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BengaluruFri 6:56 AM1641 km1020 miles886 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChennaiFri 6:56 AM1794 km1115 miles969 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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