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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 1:34:00 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: 54%

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 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 02' North, Longitude: 68° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.21 meters/second, 1613.6 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.3 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' 58.2"1002.54 miWest0° 10' 51.9"12.44 miNorth1002.47 mi
24 hours10° 46' 16.4"742.20 miEast4° 10' 02.2"286.37 miNorth792.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KulhudhuffushiThu 6:34 PM577 km358 miles311 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleThu 6:34 PM606 km377 miles327 nmEast E
Addu CityThu 6:34 PM843 km524 miles455 nmSoutheast SE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 7:04 PM1050 km652 miles567 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiThu 7:04 PM1229 km764 miles664 nmEast-northeast ENE
ColomboThu 7:04 PM1317 km818 miles711 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 7:04 PM1323 km822 miles714 nmEast E
BengaluruThu 7:04 PM1360 km845 miles734 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaThu 7:34 PM1444 km897 miles780 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ChennaiThu 7:04 PM1606 km998 miles867 nmNortheast NE

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