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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: 6%
Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 22' South
Longitude: 77° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.39 meters/second, 1531.4 km/hour, 951.6 miles/hour or 826.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.86 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 24' 34.0"951.42 miwest0° 07' 39.7"8.78 minorth951.79 mi
24 hours13° 43' 48.8"906.60 mieast3° 30' 52.8"241.68 minorth946.06 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 2:42 PM1252 km778 miles676 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisSat 12:42 PM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmWest-southwest WSW
Amsterdam IslandSat 1:42 PM2265 km1407 miles1223 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisSat 12:42 PM2377 km1477 miles1284 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleSat 1:42 PM2428 km1508 miles1311 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 2:12 PM2692 km1673 miles1454 nmNorth N
VictoriaSat 12:42 PM2811 km1747 miles1518 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoSat 11:42 AM3201 km1989 miles1729 nmWest W
BangaloreSat 2:12 PM3355 km2085 miles1811 nmNorth N
JakartaSat 3:42 PM3395 km2109 miles1833 nmEast-northeast ENE
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