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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 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 19' South
Longitude: 75° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.78 meters/second, 1597.6 km/hour, 992.7 miles/hour or 862.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.54 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 30' 05.5"992.60 miwest0° 11' 07.8"12.75 misouth992.44 mi
24 hours12° 17' 25.0"841.25 mieast4° 15' 39.3"292.88 misouth885.72 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 6:40 AM374 km233 miles202 nmWest-northwest WNW
Addu CitySat 5:40 AM890 km553 miles481 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSat 5:40 AM1403 km872 miles757 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 6:10 AM1747 km1086 miles943 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 6:10 AM1749 km1087 miles944 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 6:10 AM1866 km1160 miles1008 nmNorth N
MaduraiSat 6:10 AM2035 km1265 miles1099 nmNorth N
VictoriaSat 4:40 AM2272 km1412 miles1227 nmWest W
Port LouisSat 4:40 AM2354 km1463 miles1271 nmSouthwest SW
BangaloreSat 6:10 AM2364 km1469 miles1277 nmNorth N
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