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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 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 51' North
Longitude: 81° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.32 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 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 57.4"1002.85 miwest0° 10' 53.8"12.48 minorth1002.79 mi
24 hours10° 46' 24.9"742.61 mieast4° 10' 57.7"287.45 minorth793.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalleThu 6:06 PM228 km142 miles123 nmNorthwest NW
KalmunaiThu 6:06 PM284 km176 miles153 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 6:06 PM315 km195 miles170 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboThu 6:06 PM321 km199 miles173 nmNorthwest NW
TrincomaleeThu 6:06 PM418 km260 miles226 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramThu 6:06 PM681 km423 miles367 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiThu 6:06 PM699 km434 miles377 nmNorthwest NW
ChennaiThu 6:06 PM927 km576 miles501 nmNorth N
MaleThu 5:36 PM935 km581 miles505 nmWest W
KulhudhuffushiThu 5:36 PM998 km620 miles539 nmWest-northwest WNW
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