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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 Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 13:36:00 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: 72%

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 Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 13:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 55' North, Longitude: 89° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.57 meters/second, 1578.9 km/hour, 981.1 miles/hour or 852.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.35 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 32' 51.3"980.87 miwest0° 08' 34.0"9.82 minorth980.64 mi
24 hours10° 56' 57.7"738.30 mieast3° 07' 47.2"215.18 minorth764.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port BlairSat 7:06 PM385 km239 miles208 nmEast-southeast ESE
VisakhapatnamSat 7:06 PM831 km517 miles449 nmNorthwest NW
YangonSat 8:06 PM862 km535 miles465 nmEast-northeast ENE
BhubaneshwarSat 7:06 PM888 km552 miles479 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChennaiSat 7:06 PM968 km601 miles523 nmWest W
KalmunaiSat 7:06 PM1010 km628 miles545 nmSouthwest SW
NaypyidawSat 8:06 PM1057 km657 miles571 nmNortheast NE
KolkataSat 7:06 PM1075 km668 miles580 nmNorth N
ChittagongSat 7:36 PM1079 km670 miles583 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DhakaSat 7:36 PM1203 km748 miles650 nmNorth N
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