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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 00:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 47' South, Longitude: 62° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.18 meters/second, 1613.4 km/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.5"1002.42 miwest0° 11' 36.0"13.28 misouth1002.39 mi
24 hours11° 40' 24.2"805.71 mieast4° 34' 08.1"313.96 misouth861.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 4:48 AM769 km478 miles415 nmWest W
Diego GarciaFri 6:48 AM1185 km736 miles640 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaleFri 5:48 AM1524 km947 miles823 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisFri 4:48 AM1887 km1173 miles1019 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuFri 3:48 AM1996 km1241 miles1078 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisFri 4:48 AM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 6:18 AM2117 km1315 miles1143 nmNortheast NE
MoroniFri 3:48 AM2276 km1414 miles1229 nmWest-southwest WSW
ColomboFri 6:18 AM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 6:18 AM2283 km1419 miles1233 nmEast-northeast ENE
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