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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 12:52:00 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 12:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 54' North, Longitude: 78° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.29 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 miNorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 32' 57.5"1002.72 miWest0° 10' 53.3"12.47 miNorth1002.66 mi
24 hours10° 46' 22.6"742.46 miEast4° 10' 43.4"287.15 miNorth793.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalleThu 6:22 PM247 km153 miles133 nmEast-northeast ENE
ColomboThu 6:22 PM283 km176 miles153 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 6:22 PM284 km176 miles153 nmNortheast NE
KandyThu 6:22 PM370 km230 miles200 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 6:22 PM425 km264 miles230 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KalmunaiThu 6:22 PM480 km298 miles259 nmNortheast NE
TrincomaleeThu 6:22 PM520 km323 miles281 nmNortheast NE
MaleThu 5:52 PM537 km334 miles290 nmWest W
MaduraiThu 6:22 PM555 km345 miles300 nmNorth N
TheniThu 6:22 PM573 km356 miles310 nmNorth N

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