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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 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 19' South, Longitude: 75° 56' 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' 05.6"992.54 miwest0° 11' 07.8"12.75 misouth992.38 mi
24 hours12° 17' 23.0"841.17 mieast4° 15' 40.5"292.88 misouth885.64 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 AM403 km250 miles217 nmWest-northwest WNW
Addu CitySat 5:40 AM900 km559 miles486 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSat 5:40 AM1408 km875 miles760 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 6:10 AM1739 km1081 miles939 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 6:10 AM1741 km1082 miles940 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 6:10 AM1864 km1158 miles1006 nmNorth N
MaduraiSat 6:10 AM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmNorth N
VictoriaSat 4:40 AM2301 km1430 miles1243 nmWest W
BangaloreSat 6:10 AM2361 km1467 miles1275 nmNorth N
Port LouisSat 4:40 AM2378 km1478 miles1284 nmSouthwest SW
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