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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 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 56' North, Longitude: 84° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.34 meters/second, 1610.4 km/hour, 1000.7 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"1000.55 miwest0° 10' 52.8"12.46 misouth1000.79 mi
24 hours11° 00' 53.0"757.84 mieast4° 28' 53.9"307.94 misouth820.14 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 AM306 km190 miles165 nmWest-northwest WNW
KandyWed 3:16 AM417 km259 miles225 nmWest-northwest WNW
TrincomaleeWed 3:16 AM436 km271 miles235 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 3:16 AM481 km299 miles260 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboWed 3:16 AM487 km303 miles263 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaduraiWed 3:16 AM799 km496 miles431 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramWed 3:16 AM845 km525 miles456 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChennaiWed 3:16 AM899 km558 miles485 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BangaloreWed 3:16 AM1063 km661 miles574 nmNorthwest NW
MaleWed 2:46 AM1196 km743 miles646 nmWest W
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