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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 12:52:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 12:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 24' North, Longitude: 67° 22' 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 20.0"1005.64 miwest0° 11' 30.4"13.18 minorth1005.71 mi
24 hours10° 55' 45.1"755.96 mieast4° 29' 50.2"309.01 minorth815.77 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 5:52 PM653 km406 miles353 nmEast E
MaleWed 5:52 PM800 km497 miles432 nmEast-northeast ENE
KulhudhuffushiWed 5:52 PM935 km581 miles505 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaWed 6:52 PM1023 km635 miles552 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThiruvananthapuramWed 6:22 PM1390 km863 miles750 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaWed 4:52 PM1437 km893 miles776 nmWest-southwest WSW
ColomboWed 6:22 PM1563 km972 miles844 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 6:22 PM1567 km974 miles846 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiWed 6:22 PM1589 km987 miles858 nmNortheast NE
BengaluruWed 6:22 PM1788 km1111 miles965 nmNortheast NE

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