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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 01:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 20' South, Longitude: 85° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.59 meters/second, 1607.7 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.65 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 09.9"998.83 miwest0° 11' 51.0"13.57 misouth998.76 mi
24 hours12° 15' 56.9"844.78 mieast4° 38' 21.7"318.82 misouth899.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 7:16 AM1447 km899 miles781 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 6:46 AM1479 km919 miles799 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSat 6:46 AM1485 km923 miles802 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSat 6:16 AM1684 km1046 miles909 nmNorthwest NW
MedanSat 8:16 AM1780 km1106 miles961 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 6:46 AM1791 km1113 miles967 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiSat 6:46 AM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BengkuluSat 8:16 AM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurSat 9:16 AM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmEast-northeast ENE
ChennaiSat 6:46 AM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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