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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: 62%
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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 00:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 39' South
Longitude: 71° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.26 meters/second, 1613.7 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 26.1"1002.66 miwest0° 11' 36.2"13.29 misouth1002.64 mi
24 hours11° 39' 33.5"804.91 mieast4° 34' 25.7"314.31 misouth861.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addu CityFri 5:08 AM363 km226 miles196 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Diego GarciaFri 6:08 AM414 km257 miles224 nmSouth S
MaleFri 5:08 AM888 km552 miles479 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 5:38 AM1463 km909 miles790 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 5:38 AM1477 km918 miles798 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 5:38 AM1478 km918 miles798 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiFri 5:38 AM1659 km1031 miles896 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaFri 4:08 AM1811 km1125 miles978 nmWest W
BangaloreFri 5:38 AM1948 km1210 miles1052 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChennaiFri 5:38 AM2079 km1292 miles1122 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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