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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, December 7, 2012 at 1:48:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 01:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 40' South, Longitude: 66° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.13 meters/second, 1616.9 km/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.0 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 miSouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 26.0"1004.56 miWest0° 11' 50.9"13.57 miSouth1004.63 mi
24 hours11° 39' 27.3"806.31 miEast4° 45' 28.8"326.92 miSouth868.84 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 6:48 AM770 km478 miles416 nmEast E
MaleFri 6:48 AM972 km604 miles525 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaFri 7:48 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmSoutheast SE
VictoriaFri 5:48 AM1274 km792 miles688 nmWest-southwest WSW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 7:18 AM1564 km972 miles845 nmNortheast NE
ColomboFri 7:18 AM1732 km1076 miles935 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 7:18 AM1736 km1079 miles937 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiFri 7:18 AM1764 km1096 miles952 nmNortheast NE
BengaluruFri 7:18 AM1961 km1218 miles1059 nmNortheast NE
ChennaiFri 7:18 AM2173 km1350 miles1173 nmNortheast NE

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