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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: 72%
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 Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 00:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 59' North
Longitude: 60° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.50 meters/second, 1618.2 km/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 14.0"1005.47 miwest0° 11' 31.0"13.19 misouth1005.58 mi
24 hours11° 14' 33.5"777.60 mieast4° 38' 24.4"318.84 misouth840.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaThu 4:08 AM836 km520 miles451 nmSouthwest SW
MaleThu 5:08 AM1490 km926 miles804 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaThu 6:08 AM1612 km1002 miles871 nmSoutheast SE
MogadishuThu 3:08 AM1691 km1051 miles913 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramThu 5:38 AM2005 km1246 miles1082 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdenThu 3:08 AM2153 km1338 miles1163 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiThu 5:38 AM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmEast-northeast ENE
DjiboutiThu 3:08 AM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboThu 5:38 AM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 5:38 AM2253 km1400 miles1216 nmEast-northeast ENE
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