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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: 63%

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 Friday, December 21, 2012 at 13:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 15' North, Longitude: 74° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.19 meters/second, 1599.1 km/hour, 993.6 miles/hour or 863.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.56 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 33' 06.3"993.49 miwest0° 09' 51.6"11.29 minorth993.32 mi
24 hours10° 47' 45.4"737.10 mieast3° 42' 10.5"254.52 minorth775.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KavarattiFri 7:22 PM229 km142 miles124 nmNorthwest NW
AlappuzhaFri 7:22 PM231 km143 miles125 nmEast E
KochiFri 7:22 PM238 km148 miles128 nmEast-northeast ENE
KattoorFri 7:22 PM245 km152 miles132 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 7:22 PM308 km192 miles166 nmEast-southeast ESE
KulhudhuffushiFri 6:52 PM318 km198 miles172 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CoimbatoreFri 7:22 PM356 km221 miles192 nmEast-northeast ENE
TheniFri 7:22 PM363 km226 miles196 nmEast-northeast ENE
MangaloreFri 7:22 PM405 km252 miles219 nmNorth N
MaduraiFri 7:22 PM431 km268 miles233 nmEast E

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