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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 01:36:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 01:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 24' South, Longitude: 80° 47' 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' 08.7"998.71 miwest0° 11' 50.8"13.57 misouth998.64 mi
24 hours12° 16' 31.0"845.34 mieast4° 38' 09.5"318.59 misouth899.50 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 AM950 km590 miles513 nmWest-southwest WSW
Addu CitySat 6:36 AM997 km619 miles538 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSat 6:36 AM1331 km827 miles719 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 7:06 AM1361 km846 miles735 nmNorth N
ColomboSat 7:06 AM1365 km848 miles737 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramSat 7:06 AM1594 km991 miles861 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiSat 7:06 AM1718 km1068 miles928 nmNorth N
ChennaiSat 7:06 AM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmNorth N
BengaluruSat 7:06 AM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmNorth N
Kuala LumpurSat 9:36 AM2510 km1560 miles1355 nmEast-northeast ENE
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