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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 Monday, December 31, 2012 at 21:46:00 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: 89%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 31, 2012 at 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 05' North, Longitude: 73° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.76 meters/second, 1593.9 km/hour, 990.4 miles/hour or 860.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.51 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 32' 26.1"990.28 miwest0° 09' 51.7"11.30 misouth990.59 mi
24 hours10° 59' 29.3"748.59 mieast4° 09' 10.9"285.40 misouth805.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KavarattiTue 3:16 AM78 km49 miles42 nmNorthwest NW
KochiTue 3:16 AM342 km213 miles185 nmEast E
MangaluruTue 3:16 AM358 km222 miles193 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KulhudhuffushiTue 2:46 AM383 km238 miles207 nmSouth S
CoimbatoreTue 3:16 AM429 km267 miles232 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThiruvananthapuramTue 3:16 AM451 km280 miles244 nmEast-southeast ESE
TheniTue 3:16 AM472 km293 miles255 nmEast E
MaduraiTue 3:16 AM543 km338 miles293 nmEast E
BengaluruTue 3:16 AM576 km358 miles311 nmNortheast NE
HubballiTue 3:16 AM621 km386 miles335 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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