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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 2:02:00 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 14:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 07' North, Longitude: 61° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.16 meters/second, 1613.4 km/hour, 1002.5 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' 58.7"1002.41 miWest0° 10' 50.9"12.42 miNorth1002.35 mi
24 hours10° 46' 12.4"742.03 miEast4° 09' 34.7"285.85 miNorth792.33 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 PM1259 km782 miles680 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleThu 7:02 PM1356 km843 miles732 nmEast E
ThiruvananthapuramThu 7:32 PM1767 km1098 miles954 nmEast-northeast ENE
MogadishuThu 5:02 PM1808 km1124 miles976 nmWest W
Diego GarciaThu 8:02 PM1843 km1145 miles995 nmSoutheast SE
MaduraiThu 7:32 PM1927 km1198 miles1041 nmEast-northeast ENE
MumbaiThu 7:32 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmNortheast NE
AdenThu 5:02 PM1982 km1231 miles1070 nmWest-northwest WNW
BengaluruThu 7:32 PM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmEast-northeast ENE
PuneThu 7:32 PM2014 km1251 miles1087 nmNortheast NE

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