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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 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 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° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.88 meters/second, 1598.0 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' 07.3"992.76 miwest0° 11' 08.6"12.76 misouth992.60 mi
24 hours12° 16' 40.7"840.52 mieast4° 16' 06.8"293.38 misouth885.23 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 AM1032 km641 miles557 nmWest W
MaleSat 5:16 AM1649 km1025 miles891 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 5:46 AM1686 km1047 miles910 nmNorth N
ColomboSat 5:46 AM1690 km1050 miles912 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramSat 5:46 AM1927 km1197 miles1040 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiSat 5:46 AM2048 km1273 miles1106 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChennaiSat 5:46 AM2364 km1469 miles1277 nmNorth N
BangaloreSat 5:46 AM2391 km1486 miles1291 nmNorth N
Kuala LumpurSat 8:16 AM2549 km1584 miles1376 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSat 8:16 AM2672 km1660 miles1443 nmEast-northeast ENE
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