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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 14:02:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 54%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 14:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 32.9"||16.71 mi||west||0° 00' 10.8"||0.21 mi||north||16.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 58.7"||1002.48 mi||west||0° 10' 50.9"||12.42 mi||north||1002.41 mi|
|24 hours||10° 46' 12.3"||742.07 mi||east||4° 09' 33.6"||285.84 mi||north||792.37 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Victoria||Thu 6:02 PM||1244 km||773 miles||672 nm|| SSW|
|Male||Thu 7:02 PM||1386 km||861 miles||748 nm|| E|
|Mogadishu||Thu 5:02 PM||1779 km||1105 miles||960 nm|| W|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Thu 7:32 PM||1796 km||1116 miles||970 nm|| ENE|
|Diego Garcia||Thu 8:02 PM||1868 km||1161 miles||1008 nm|| SE|
|Madurai||Thu 7:32 PM||1956 km||1215 miles||1056 nm|| ENE|
|Aden||Thu 5:02 PM||1959 km||1218 miles||1058 nm|| WNW|
|Mumbai||Thu 7:32 PM||1995 km||1240 miles||1077 nm|| NE|
|Bangalore||Thu 7:32 PM||2011 km||1249 miles||1086 nm|| ENE|
|Pune||Thu 7:32 PM||2033 km||1263 miles||1098 nm|| NE|
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