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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 12:34:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 53%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 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° 40' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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' 25.4"742.57 miEast4° 11' 00.8"287.49 miNorth793.53 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 PM299 km186 miles162 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KandyThu 6:04 PM352 km218 miles190 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 6:04 PM379 km235 miles204 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboThu 6:04 PM385 km239 miles208 nmNorthwest NW
TrincomaleeThu 6:04 PM442 km274 miles238 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 6:04 PM750 km466 miles405 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaduraiThu 6:04 PM753 km468 miles406 nmNorthwest NW
ChennaiThu 6:04 PM948 km589 miles512 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleThu 5:34 PM1018 km633 miles550 nmWest W
BengaluruThu 6:04 PM1059 km658 miles572 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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