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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: 51%
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 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 25' South
Longitude: 68° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.66 meters/second, 1597.2 km/hour, 992.4 miles/hour or 862.4 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 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 30' 03.8"992.34 miwest0° 11' 06.9"12.73 misouth992.18 mi
24 hours12° 18' 14.7"842.01 mieast4° 15' 08.1"292.28 misouth886.20 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 7:08 AM406 km253 miles219 nmEast-northeast ENE
Addu CitySat 6:08 AM976 km606 miles527 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaleSat 6:08 AM1483 km922 miles801 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaSat 5:08 AM1544 km960 miles834 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisSat 5:08 AM1788 km1111 miles965 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisSat 5:08 AM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 6:38 AM2073 km1288 miles1119 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 6:38 AM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 6:38 AM2088 km1297 miles1127 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiSat 6:38 AM2270 km1411 miles1226 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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