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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: 63%

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 23:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 28' South, Longitude: 86° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.37 meters/second, 1614.1 km/hour, 1003.0 miles/hour or 871.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.7"1002.92 miwest0° 11' 36.7"13.30 misouth1002.91 mi
24 hours11° 38' 16.3"803.60 mieast4° 34' 51.7"314.81 misouth860.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 4:38 AM1344 km835 miles725 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboFri 4:38 AM1349 km839 miles729 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MedanFri 6:08 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaFri 5:08 AM1593 km990 miles860 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleFri 4:08 AM1651 km1026 miles891 nmWest-northwest WNW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 4:38 AM1679 km1043 miles906 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiFri 4:38 AM1733 km1077 miles936 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BengkuluFri 6:08 AM1778 km1105 miles960 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurFri 7:08 AM1866 km1159 miles1008 nmEast-northeast ENE
ChennaiFri 4:38 AM1945 km1209 miles1050 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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