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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 21:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 54' North
Longitude: 81° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.36 meters/second, 1610.5 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"1000.68 miwest0° 10' 53.2"12.47 misouth1000.92 mi
24 hours11° 00' 56.0"757.99 mieast4° 29' 00.6"308.09 misouth820.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalleWed 3:26 AM139 km86 miles75 nmWest W
KalmunaiWed 3:26 AM174 km108 miles94 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 3:26 AM203 km126 miles110 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboWed 3:26 AM210 km130 miles113 nmWest-northwest WNW
KurunegalaWed 3:26 AM214 km133 miles116 nmNorthwest NW
TrincomaleeWed 3:26 AM297 km185 miles161 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramWed 3:26 AM576 km358 miles311 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaduraiWed 3:26 AM578 km359 miles312 nmNorthwest NW
TheniWed 3:26 AM634 km394 miles342 nmNorthwest NW
ChennaiWed 3:26 AM805 km500 miles435 nmNorth N
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