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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 01:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 24' South, Longitude: 80° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.53 meters/second, 1607.5 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' 08.6"998.77 miwest0° 11' 50.8"13.57 misouth998.70 mi
24 hours12° 16' 33.0"845.44 mieast4° 38' 08.8"318.60 misouth899.59 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 7:36 AM920 km572 miles497 nmWest-southwest WSW
Addu CitySat 6:36 AM971 km604 miles524 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSat 6:36 AM1314 km816 miles709 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 7:06 AM1360 km845 miles734 nmNorth N
ColomboSat 7:06 AM1363 km847 miles736 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramSat 7:06 AM1587 km986 miles857 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiSat 7:06 AM1714 km1065 miles925 nmNorth N
ChennaiSat 7:06 AM2044 km1270 miles1103 nmNorth N
BangaloreSat 7:06 AM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmNorth N
Kuala LumpurSat 9:36 AM2538 km1577 miles1370 nmEast-northeast ENE
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