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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: 82%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 21:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 58' North, Longitude: 86° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.31 meters/second, 1610.3 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.68 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.3"1000.56 miwest0° 10' 52.4"12.45 misouth1000.80 mi
24 hours11° 00' 50.2"757.79 mieast4° 28' 47.2"307.83 misouth820.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KalmunaiWed 3:04 AM572 km356 miles309 nmWest-northwest WNW
TrincomaleeWed 3:04 AM679 km422 miles366 nmWest-northwest WNW
KandyWed 3:04 AM697 km433 miles376 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 3:04 AM767 km477 miles414 nmWest W
ColomboWed 3:04 AM774 km481 miles418 nmWest W
Banda AcehWed 4:34 AM945 km587 miles510 nmEast E
MaduraiWed 3:04 AM1052 km654 miles568 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChennaiWed 3:04 AM1064 km661 miles574 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramWed 3:04 AM1123 km698 miles606 nmWest-northwest WNW
BangaloreWed 3:04 AM1276 km793 miles689 nmNorthwest NW
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