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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 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 53' North, Longitude: 79° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.31 meters/second, 1613.9 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 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' 57.5"1002.81 miwest0° 10' 53.5"12.48 minorth1002.76 mi
24 hours10° 46' 23.7"742.56 mieast4° 10' 50.1"287.30 minorth793.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalleThu 6:14 PM131 km81 miles70 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 6:14 PM222 km138 miles120 nmNorth N
ColomboThu 6:14 PM226 km140 miles122 nmNorth N
KandyThu 6:14 PM277 km172 miles150 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KalmunaiThu 6:14 PM348 km216 miles188 nmNortheast NE
TrincomaleeThu 6:14 PM432 km268 miles233 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 6:14 PM521 km324 miles282 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiThu 6:14 PM593 km369 miles320 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TheniThu 6:14 PM632 km392 miles341 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleThu 5:44 PM721 km448 miles389 nmWest W
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