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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 12:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 54' North
Longitude: 78° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.29 meters/second, 1613.8 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 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 32' 57.6"1002.78 miwest0° 10' 53.3"12.47 minorth1002.72 mi
24 hours10° 46' 22.5"742.50 mieast4° 10' 42.2"287.15 minorth793.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ColomboThu 6:22 PM302 km187 miles163 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 6:22 PM303 km188 miles164 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 6:22 PM415 km258 miles224 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleThu 5:52 PM508 km316 miles274 nmWest W
TrincomaleeThu 6:22 PM539 km335 miles291 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiThu 6:22 PM555 km345 miles299 nmNorth N
TheniThu 6:22 PM569 km353 miles307 nmNorth N
KulhudhuffushiThu 5:52 PM581 km361 miles314 nmWest-northwest WNW
KochiThu 6:22 PM594 km369 miles321 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addu CityThu 5:52 PM823 km511 miles444 nmSouthwest SW
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