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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 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 24' South, Longitude: 69° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.67 meters/second, 1597.2 km/hour, 992.5 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' 03.9"992.28 miwest0° 11' 06.9"12.73 misouth992.13 mi
24 hours12° 18' 12.7"841.92 mieast4° 15' 09.4"292.29 misouth886.12 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 AM378 km235 miles204 nmEast-northeast ENE
Addu CitySat 6:08 AM961 km597 miles519 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaleSat 6:08 AM1473 km915 miles795 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaSat 5:08 AM1573 km977 miles849 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisSat 5:08 AM1808 km1124 miles976 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisSat 5:08 AM2019 km1254 miles1090 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 6:38 AM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 6:38 AM2069 km1286 miles1117 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 6:38 AM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiSat 6:38 AM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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