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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: 88%
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 Monday, December 24, 2012 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 44' North
Longitude: 66° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.58 meters/second, 1532.1 km/hour, 952.0 miles/hour or 827.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"15.87 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.2"951.76 miwest0° 04' 50.1"5.54 minorth951.55 mi
24 hours11° 27' 26.2"750.71 mieast1° 31' 55.3"105.39 minorth754.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MumbaiMon 10:10 PM667 km414 miles360 nmEast E
Vasai-VirarMon 10:10 PM669 km416 miles361 nmEast E
KarachiMon 9:40 PM680 km422 miles367 nmNorth N
SuratMon 10:10 PM722 km449 miles390 nmEast-northeast ENE
Hyderabad (PK)Mon 9:40 PM761 km473 miles411 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PuneMon 10:10 PM777 km483 miles419 nmEast E
AhmedabadMon 10:10 PM800 km497 miles432 nmNortheast NE
VadodaraMon 10:10 PM806 km501 miles435 nmEast-northeast ENE
MuscatMon 8:40 PM986 km613 miles533 nmNorthwest NW
SeebMon 8:40 PM1022 km635 miles552 nmNorthwest NW
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