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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: 53%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 49' North, Longitude: 84° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.34 meters/second, 1614.0 km/hour, 1002.9 miles/hour or 871.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.72 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 57.1"1002.90 miwest0° 10' 54.2"12.49 minorth1002.84 mi
24 hours10° 46' 26.8"742.68 mieast4° 11' 09.5"287.67 minorth793.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KalmunaiThu 5:54 PM439 km273 miles237 nmNorthwest NW
TrincomaleeThu 5:54 PM574 km357 miles310 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 5:54 PM589 km366 miles318 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboThu 5:54 PM595 km370 miles321 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaduraiThu 5:54 PM930 km578 miles502 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 5:54 PM960 km597 miles519 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChennaiThu 5:54 PM1040 km646 miles562 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BangaloreThu 5:54 PM1204 km748 miles650 nmNorthwest NW
MaleThu 5:24 PM1257 km781 miles679 nmWest W
AnantapurThu 5:54 PM1348 km838 miles728 nmNorthwest NW
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