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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 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 26' South, Longitude: 66° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.63 meters/second, 1597.1 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' 03.2"992.19 miwest0° 11' 06.6"12.73 misouth992.03 mi
24 hours12° 18' 30.6"842.20 mieast4° 14' 58.2"292.07 misouth886.30 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 AM637 km396 miles344 nmEast E
VictoriaSat 5:18 AM1318 km819 miles712 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSat 6:18 AM1584 km984 miles855 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisSat 5:18 AM1636 km1016 miles883 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisSat 5:18 AM1835 km1140 miles991 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 6:48 AM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 6:48 AM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 6:48 AM2238 km1391 miles1208 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoSat 4:18 AM2378 km1478 miles1284 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaduraiSat 6:48 AM2389 km1485 miles1290 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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