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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 01:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 28' South, Longitude: 75° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.46 meters/second, 1607.3 km/hour, 998.7 miles/hour or 867.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.64 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 07.0"998.62 miwest0° 11' 50.5"13.56 misouth998.55 mi
24 hours12° 17' 12.9"846.10 mieast4° 37' 54.3"318.32 misouth900.07 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 7:58 AM370 km230 miles200 nmSouthwest SW
Addu CitySat 6:58 AM577 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSat 6:58 AM1083 km673 miles585 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 7:28 AM1464 km910 miles790 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 7:28 AM1465 km910 miles791 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 7:28 AM1557 km968 miles841 nmNorth N
MaduraiSat 7:28 AM1732 km1076 miles935 nmNorth N
BangaloreSat 7:28 AM2056 km1277 miles1110 nmNorth N
ChennaiSat 7:28 AM2127 km1322 miles1149 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaSat 5:58 AM2191 km1361 miles1183 nmWest W
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