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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: 52%

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 Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 00:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 14' South, Longitude: 83° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.91 meters/second, 1598.1 km/hour, 993.0 miles/hour or 862.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.55 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 30' 07.6"992.89 miwest0° 11' 08.7"12.77 misouth992.73 mi
24 hours12° 16' 28.5"840.39 mieast4° 16' 14.4"293.54 misouth885.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 6:08 AM1215 km755 miles656 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 5:38 AM1715 km1066 miles926 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSat 5:38 AM1720 km1069 miles929 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSat 5:08 AM1757 km1091 miles948 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 5:38 AM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiSat 5:38 AM2090 km1299 miles1128 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChennaiSat 5:38 AM2381 km1480 miles1286 nmNorth N
Kuala LumpurSat 8:08 AM2389 km1485 miles1290 nmEast-northeast ENE
BangaloreSat 5:38 AM2431 km1511 miles1313 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SingaporeSat 8:08 AM2502 km1555 miles1351 nmEast-northeast ENE
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