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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 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 30' South
Longitude: 72° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.43 meters/second, 1607.2 km/hour, 998.6 miles/hour or 867.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.64 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 06.5"998.55 miwest0° 11' 50.3"13.56 misouth998.48 mi
24 hours12° 17' 31.1"846.40 mieast4° 37' 47.8"318.20 misouth900.29 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 8:08 AM206 km128 miles111 nmSouth S
Addu CitySat 7:08 AM534 km332 miles289 nmNorth N
MaleSat 7:08 AM1073 km667 miles579 nmNorth N
ColomboSat 7:38 AM1583 km984 miles855 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 7:38 AM1583 km984 miles855 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 7:38 AM1616 km1004 miles873 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaduraiSat 7:38 AM1805 km1122 miles975 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaSat 6:08 AM1923 km1195 miles1038 nmWest W
BangaloreSat 7:38 AM2110 km1311 miles1139 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChennaiSat 7:38 AM2217 km1378 miles1197 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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