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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 35%
Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 18' South
Longitude: 87° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.61 meters/second, 1607.8 km/hour, 999.0 miles/hour or 868.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.65 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 10.3"998.96 miwest0° 11' 51.1"13.57 misouth998.89 mi
24 hours12° 15' 42.5"844.60 mieast4° 38' 26.8"318.94 misouth898.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 6:38 AM1577 km980 miles851 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSat 6:38 AM1582 km983 miles854 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MedanSat 8:08 AM1604 km997 miles866 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaSat 7:08 AM1659 km1031 miles896 nmWest W
BengkuluSat 8:08 AM1671 km1038 miles902 nmEast E
MaleSat 6:08 AM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmNorthwest NW
Kuala LumpurSat 9:08 AM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 6:38 AM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmNorthwest NW
PalembangSat 8:08 AM1958 km1217 miles1057 nmEast E
MaduraiSat 6:38 AM1966 km1222 miles1062 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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