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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 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 21' North, Longitude: 71° 44' 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' 19.3"1005.63 miwest0° 11' 30.7"13.18 minorth1005.71 mi
24 hours10° 55' 56.6"756.19 mieast4° 30' 01.2"309.21 minorth816.08 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 PM193 km120 miles104 nmSoutheast SE
MaleWed 5:34 PM467 km290 miles252 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KulhudhuffushiWed 5:34 PM710 km441 miles383 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Diego GarciaWed 6:34 PM852 km530 miles460 nmSouth S
ThiruvananthapuramWed 6:04 PM1072 km666 miles579 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboWed 6:04 PM1159 km720 miles626 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 6:04 PM1162 km722 miles627 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiWed 6:04 PM1273 km791 miles687 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BangaloreWed 6:04 PM1537 km955 miles830 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChennaiWed 6:04 PM1695 km1053 miles915 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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