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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 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 17' South
Longitude: 79° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.83 meters/second, 1597.8 km/hour, 992.8 miles/hour or 862.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.55 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 30' 06.5"992.72 miwest0° 11' 08.3"12.76 misouth992.57 mi
24 hours12° 17' 00.3"840.88 mieast4° 15' 54.6"293.17 misouth885.48 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 6:26 AM739 km459 miles399 nmWest W
MaleSat 5:26 AM1508 km937 miles814 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 5:56 AM1680 km1044 miles907 nmNorth N
ColomboSat 5:56 AM1683 km1046 miles909 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramSat 5:56 AM1871 km1162 miles1010 nmNorth N
MaduraiSat 5:56 AM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmNorth N
BangaloreSat 5:56 AM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmNorth N
ChennaiSat 5:56 AM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmNorth N
VictoriaSat 4:26 AM2640 km1641 miles1426 nmWest W
Port LouisSat 4:26 AM2667 km1657 miles1440 nmWest-southwest WSW
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