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

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.47 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.64 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 07.2"998.56 miwest0° 11' 50.5"13.56 misouth998.49 mi
24 hours12° 17' 10.9"846.01 mieast4° 37' 55.1"318.31 misouth899.99 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 AM395 km245 miles213 nmWest-southwest WSW
Addu CitySat 6:58 AM589 km366 miles318 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSat 6:58 AM1088 km676 miles587 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 7:28 AM1453 km903 miles784 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 7:28 AM1454 km903 miles785 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 7:28 AM1553 km965 miles839 nmNorth N
MaduraiSat 7:28 AM1726 km1073 miles932 nmNorth N
BengaluruSat 7:28 AM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmNorth N
ChennaiSat 7:28 AM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaSat 5:58 AM2221 km1380 miles1199 nmWest W

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