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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 00:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 41' South
Longitude: 69° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.24 meters/second, 1613.6 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' 25.6"1002.62 miwest0° 11' 36.2"13.29 misouth1002.60 mi
24 hours11° 39' 46.6"805.13 mieast4° 34' 21.2"314.23 misouth861.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 6:18 AM530 km329 miles286 nmSoutheast SE
Addu CityFri 5:18 AM539 km335 miles291 nmNortheast NE
MaleFri 5:18 AM986 km613 miles533 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaFri 4:18 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramFri 5:48 AM1592 km989 miles860 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 5:48 AM1658 km1030 miles895 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 5:48 AM1660 km1031 miles896 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiFri 5:48 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BangaloreFri 5:48 AM2055 km1277 miles1110 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChennaiFri 5:48 AM2217 km1377 miles1197 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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