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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 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 27' South
Longitude: 66° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.62 meters/second, 1597.0 km/hour, 992.4 miles/hour or 862.3 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' 03.1"992.25 miwest0° 11' 06.6"12.73 misouth992.09 mi
24 hours12° 18' 32.6"842.28 mieast4° 14' 56.9"292.07 misouth886.38 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 7:18 AM666 km414 miles360 nmEast E
VictoriaSat 5:18 AM1290 km802 miles697 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSat 6:18 AM1599 km994 miles863 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisSat 5:18 AM1618 km1005 miles874 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisSat 5:18 AM1816 km1128 miles980 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 6:48 AM2205 km1370 miles1190 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 6:48 AM2257 km1402 miles1219 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 6:48 AM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoSat 4:18 AM2352 km1462 miles1270 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaduraiSat 6:48 AM2405 km1495 miles1299 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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