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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 00:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 15' South, Longitude: 81° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.87 meters/second, 1597.9 km/hour, 992.9 miles/hour or 862.8 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' 07.2"992.81 miwest0° 11' 08.6"12.76 misouth992.66 mi
24 hours12° 16' 42.5"840.61 mieast4° 16' 05.6"293.38 misouth885.31 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 6:16 AM1003 km623 miles541 nmWest W
MaleSat 5:16 AM1633 km1015 miles882 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 5:46 AM1683 km1046 miles909 nmNorth N
ColomboSat 5:46 AM1687 km1048 miles911 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramSat 5:46 AM1919 km1192 miles1036 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiSat 5:46 AM2043 km1269 miles1103 nmNorth N
ChennaiSat 5:46 AM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmNorth N
BangaloreSat 5:46 AM2386 km1483 miles1288 nmNorth N
Kuala LumpurSat 8:16 AM2576 km1600 miles1391 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSat 8:16 AM2699 km1677 miles1457 nmEast-northeast ENE
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