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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 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 00:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 41' South, Longitude: 69° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.24 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' 25.8"1002.55 miwest0° 11' 36.2"13.29 misouth1002.53 mi
24 hours11° 39' 45.0"805.05 mieast4° 34' 21.8"314.22 misouth861.48 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 AM511 km318 miles276 nmSoutheast SE
Addu CityFri 5:18 AM515 km320 miles278 nmNortheast NE
MaleFri 5:18 AM972 km604 miles525 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaFri 4:18 AM1573 km977 miles849 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramFri 5:48 AM1576 km979 miles851 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 5:48 AM1637 km1017 miles884 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 5:48 AM1638 km1018 miles885 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiFri 5:48 AM1776 km1104 miles959 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BengaluruFri 5:48 AM2042 km1269 miles1102 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChennaiFri 5:48 AM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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