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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, December 21, 2012 at 12:46:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun 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: Moon 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.

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
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 PM1048 km651 miles566 nmNortheast NE
MedanFri 7:46 PM1086 km675 miles586 nmEast-southeast ESE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 6:16 PM1194 km742 miles645 nmWest W
ColomboFri 6:16 PM1199 km745 miles647 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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