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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: 43%
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 Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 21' North
Longitude: 71° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.59 meters/second, 1618.5 km/hour, 1005.7 miles/hour or 873.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 19.4"1005.70 miwest0° 11' 30.7"13.18 minorth1005.78 mi
24 hours10° 55' 55.9"756.23 mieast4° 30' 00.4"309.22 minorth816.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addu CityWed 5:34 PM218 km136 miles118 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaleWed 5:34 PM481 km299 miles260 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KulhudhuffushiWed 5:34 PM716 km445 miles387 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Diego GarciaWed 6:34 PM856 km532 miles462 nmSouth S
ThiruvananthapuramWed 6:04 PM1088 km676 miles587 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboWed 6:04 PM1183 km735 miles639 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 6:04 PM1185 km736 miles640 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiWed 6:04 PM1290 km801 miles696 nmNortheast NE
BangaloreWed 6:04 PM1550 km963 miles837 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChennaiWed 6:04 PM1713 km1064 miles925 nmNortheast NE
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