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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 21:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 57' North, Longitude: 86° 19' 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"1000.57 miwest0° 10' 52.5"12.46 misouth1000.81 mi
24 hours11° 00' 50.8"757.81 mieast4° 28' 48.4"307.86 misouth820.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KalmunaiWed 3:06 AM521 km324 miles282 nmWest-northwest WNW
TrincomaleeWed 3:06 AM631 km392 miles341 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 3:06 AM714 km444 miles386 nmWest W
ColomboWed 3:06 AM721 km448 miles389 nmWest W
Banda AcehWed 4:36 AM999 km621 miles539 nmEast E
MaduraiWed 3:06 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChennaiWed 3:06 AM1028 km639 miles555 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramWed 3:06 AM1071 km666 miles578 nmWest-northwest WNW
BangaloreWed 3:06 AM1234 km767 miles667 nmNorthwest NW
VisakhapatnamWed 3:06 AM1341 km833 miles724 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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