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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 2:34:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 24%

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 Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 13' South, Longitude: 79° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.48 meters/second, 1585.7 km/hour, 985.3 miles/hour or 856.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.42 miWest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 miSouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 28' 14.4"985.12 miWest0° 11' 08.4"12.76 miSouth984.92 mi
24 hours13° 07' 01.7"892.99 miEast4° 11' 40.7"288.34 miSouth932.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 8:34 AM800 km497 miles432 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSun 7:34 AM1706 km1060 miles921 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 8:04 AM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmNorth N
ColomboSun 8:04 AM1898 km1179 miles1025 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramSun 8:04 AM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmNorth N
MaduraiSun 8:04 AM2229 km1385 miles1204 nmNorth N
Port LouisSun 6:34 AM2562 km1592 miles1383 nmWest-southwest WSW
BengaluruSun 8:04 AM2569 km1596 miles1387 nmNorth N
ChennaiSun 8:04 AM2579 km1603 miles1393 nmNorth N
VictoriaSun 6:34 AM2677 km1664 miles1446 nmWest-northwest WNW

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