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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 14:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 07' North, Longitude: 61° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.16 meters/second, 1613.4 km/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.1 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' 58.7"1002.48 miwest0° 10' 50.9"12.42 minorth1002.41 mi
24 hours10° 46' 12.3"742.07 mieast4° 09' 33.6"285.84 minorth792.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaThu 6:02 PM1244 km773 miles672 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleThu 7:02 PM1386 km861 miles748 nmEast E
MogadishuThu 5:02 PM1779 km1105 miles960 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramThu 7:32 PM1796 km1116 miles970 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaThu 8:02 PM1868 km1161 miles1008 nmSoutheast SE
MaduraiThu 7:32 PM1956 km1215 miles1056 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdenThu 5:02 PM1959 km1218 miles1058 nmWest-northwest WNW
MumbaiThu 7:32 PM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmNortheast NE
BangaloreThu 7:32 PM2011 km1249 miles1086 nmEast-northeast ENE
PuneThu 7:32 PM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmNortheast NE
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