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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 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 51' North, Longitude: 82° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.33 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.71 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 32' 57.4"1002.79 miwest0° 10' 53.8"12.48 minorth1002.73 mi
24 hours10° 46' 25.3"742.57 mieast4° 10' 59.7"287.47 minorth793.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KalmunaiThu 6:04 PM291 km181 miles157 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KandyThu 6:04 PM333 km207 miles180 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 6:04 PM355 km220 miles192 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboThu 6:04 PM361 km224 miles195 nmNorthwest NW
TrincomaleeThu 6:04 PM431 km268 miles233 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 6:04 PM725 km450 miles391 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiThu 6:04 PM733 km455 miles396 nmNorthwest NW
ChennaiThu 6:04 PM940 km584 miles507 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleThu 5:34 PM989 km614 miles534 nmWest W
BangaloreThu 6:04 PM1043 km648 miles563 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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