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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 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 55' North, Longitude: 83° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.34 meters/second, 1610.4 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 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"1000.63 miwest0° 10' 52.8"12.46 misouth1000.87 mi
24 hours11° 00' 53.4"757.90 mieast4° 28' 54.5"307.97 misouth820.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KalmunaiWed 3:16 AM281 km175 miles152 nmNorthwest NW
KandyWed 3:16 AM390 km242 miles211 nmWest-northwest WNW
TrincomaleeWed 3:16 AM414 km257 miles224 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 3:16 AM452 km281 miles244 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboWed 3:16 AM458 km285 miles247 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaduraiWed 3:16 AM774 km481 miles418 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramWed 3:16 AM817 km508 miles441 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChennaiWed 3:16 AM885 km550 miles478 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BangaloreWed 3:16 AM1044 km649 miles564 nmNorthwest NW
MaleWed 2:46 AM1167 km725 miles630 nmWest W
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