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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: 15%

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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 03:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 34' South, Longitude: 77° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.08 meters/second, 1555.5 km/hour, 966.5 miles/hour or 839.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.11 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 25' 56.7"966.25 miwest0° 09' 32.2"10.93 misouth965.97 mi
24 hours14° 03' 00.2"940.66 mieast3° 22' 16.1"231.81 misouth961.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 9:34 AM973 km604 miles525 nmNorthwest NW
MaleMon 8:34 AM2119 km1316 miles1144 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisMon 7:34 AM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 9:04 AM2388 km1484 miles1289 nmNorth N
ColomboMon 9:04 AM2390 km1485 miles1291 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisMon 7:34 AM2436 km1514 miles1315 nmWest-southwest WSW
ThiruvananthapuramMon 9:04 AM2552 km1586 miles1378 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandMon 8:34 AM2574 km1599 miles1390 nmSouth S
VictoriaMon 7:34 AM2653 km1648 miles1432 nmWest-northwest WNW
BangaloreMon 9:04 AM3045 km1892 miles1644 nmNorth N

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