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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 1:58:00 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 01:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 42' South, Longitude: 63° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.12 meters/second, 1616.8 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' 31.3"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 miSouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.6"1004.55 miWest0° 11' 51.0"13.57 miSouth1004.61 mi
24 hours11° 39' 40.2"806.55 miEast4° 45' 29.0"326.93 miSouth869.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 5:58 AM1024 km636 miles553 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaFri 7:58 AM1201 km746 miles649 nmSoutheast SE
MaleFri 6:58 AM1208 km750 miles652 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 7:28 AM1779 km1106 miles961 nmNortheast NE
ColomboFri 7:28 AM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiFri 7:28 AM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 7:28 AM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmEast-northeast ENE
MogadishuFri 4:58 AM2077 km1291 miles1122 nmWest W
BengaluruFri 7:28 AM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisFri 5:58 AM2259 km1404 miles1220 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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