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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 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 32' South
Longitude: 70° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.40 meters/second, 1607.0 km/hour, 998.6 miles/hour or 867.7 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 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 05.8"998.49 miwest0° 11' 50.2"13.56 misouth998.41 mi
24 hours12° 17' 49.4"846.70 mieast4° 37' 41.1"318.07 misouth900.51 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 8:18 AM302 km188 miles163 nmSoutheast SE
Addu CitySat 7:18 AM619 km385 miles334 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaleSat 7:18 AM1129 km702 miles610 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaSat 6:18 AM1656 km1029 miles894 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramSat 7:48 AM1716 km1066 miles927 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 7:48 AM1735 km1078 miles937 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 7:48 AM1736 km1079 miles938 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiSat 7:48 AM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisSat 6:18 AM2135 km1326 miles1153 nmSouthwest SW
BangaloreSat 7:48 AM2196 km1365 miles1186 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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