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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 = Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 1:26:00 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: 35%

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 Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 01:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 22' South, Longitude: 83° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.56 meters/second, 1607.6 km/hour, 998.9 miles/hour or 868.0 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' 09.3"998.77 miWest0° 11' 50.9"13.57 miSouth998.70 mi
24 hours12° 16' 13.0"845.04 miEast4° 38' 16.0"318.71 miSouth899.28 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 7:26 AM1213 km754 miles655 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 6:56 AM1402 km871 miles757 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSat 6:56 AM1409 km876 miles761 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSat 6:26 AM1507 km936 miles814 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 6:56 AM1682 km1045 miles908 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiSat 6:56 AM1782 km1107 miles962 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MedanSat 8:26 AM1985 km1233 miles1072 nmEast-northeast ENE
ChennaiSat 6:56 AM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmNorth N
BengaluruSat 6:56 AM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurSat 9:26 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmEast-northeast ENE

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