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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 12:44:00 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 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 53' North, Longitude: 80° 14' East

The ground speed is currently 448.31 meters/second, 1613.9 kilometres/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 57.5"1002.75 miWest0° 10' 53.6"12.47 miNorth1002.69 mi
24 hours10° 46' 23.9"742.51 miEast4° 10' 51.2"287.30 miNorth793.39 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalleThu 6:14 PM128 km80 miles69 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 6:14 PM225 km140 miles122 nmNorth N
ColomboThu 6:14 PM232 km144 miles125 nmNorth N
KandyThu 6:14 PM271 km168 miles146 nmNorth N
KalmunaiThu 6:14 PM332 km206 miles179 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TrincomaleeThu 6:14 PM423 km263 miles229 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JaffnaThu 6:14 PM530 km330 miles286 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramThu 6:14 PM541 km336 miles292 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiThu 6:14 PM606 km376 miles327 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TheniThu 6:14 PM644 km400 miles348 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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