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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: 54%

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 13:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 03' North, Longitude: 65° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.20 meters/second, 1613.5 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.2 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' 58.3"1002.56 miwest0° 10' 51.6"12.44 minorth1002.50 mi
24 hours10° 46' 15.1"742.19 mieast4° 09' 53.3"286.22 minorth792.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KulhudhuffushiThu 6:42 PM812 km505 miles439 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleThu 6:42 PM850 km528 miles459 nmEast E
ThiruvananthapuramThu 7:12 PM1279 km795 miles691 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiThu 7:12 PM1451 km902 miles783 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaThu 7:42 PM1549 km963 miles836 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BangaloreThu 7:12 PM1551 km964 miles838 nmNortheast NE
ColomboThu 7:12 PM1560 km969 miles842 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 7:12 PM1565 km972 miles845 nmEast E
VictoriaThu 5:42 PM1580 km981 miles853 nmSouthwest SW
MumbaiThu 7:12 PM1712 km1064 miles924 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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