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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 = Friday, December 21, 2012 at 12:46:00 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: 63%

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 Friday, December 21, 2012 at 12:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 04' North, Longitude: 90° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.42 meters/second, 1599.9 km/hour, 994.1 miles/hour or 863.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.57 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miNorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 33' 06.4"994.01 miWest0° 09' 54.7"11.35 miNorth993.85 mi
24 hours10° 47' 29.3"737.17 miEast3° 43' 37.6"256.17 miNorth776.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port BlairFri 6:16 PM360 km224 miles194 nmNortheast NE
Banda AcehFri 7:46 PM656 km407 miles354 nmSoutheast SE
KalmunaiFri 6:16 PM976 km606 miles527 nmWest W
YangonFri 7:16 PM1052 km654 miles568 nmNortheast NE
MedanFri 7:46 PM1086 km675 miles586 nmEast-southeast ESE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 6:16 PM1194 km742 miles645 nmWest W
ColomboFri 6:16 PM1200 km746 miles648 nmWest W
BangkokFri 7:46 PM1204 km748 miles650 nmEast-northeast ENE
ChennaiFri 6:16 PM1205 km749 miles651 nmWest-northwest WNW
VisakhapatnamFri 6:16 PM1239 km770 miles669 nmNorthwest NW

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