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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 00:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 47' South, Longitude: 62° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.17 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
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.4"1002.41 miwest0° 11' 36.0"13.28 misouth1002.39 mi
24 hours11° 40' 25.7"805.73 mieast4° 34' 07.6"313.95 misouth861.97 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 AM739 km459 miles399 nmWest W
Diego GarciaFri 6:48 AM1213 km754 miles655 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaleFri 5:48 AM1548 km962 miles836 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisFri 4:48 AM1879 km1167 miles1014 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuFri 3:48 AM1968 km1223 miles1063 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisFri 4:48 AM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 6:18 AM2140 km1330 miles1155 nmNortheast NE
MoroniFri 3:48 AM2249 km1397 miles1214 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoFri 3:48 AM2303 km1431 miles1244 nmSouthwest SW
ColomboFri 6:18 AM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmEast-northeast ENE

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