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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 01:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 28' South, Longitude: 64° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.59 meters/second, 1596.9 km/hour, 992.3 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' 02.6"992.18 miwest0° 11' 06.3"12.72 misouth992.02 mi
24 hours12° 18' 46.9"842.50 mieast4° 14' 48.0"291.90 misouth886.51 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 7:26 AM877 km545 miles474 nmEast E
VictoriaSat 5:26 AM1091 km678 miles589 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisSat 5:26 AM1500 km932 miles810 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisSat 5:26 AM1685 km1047 miles910 nmSouthwest SW
MaleSat 6:26 AM1716 km1066 miles927 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoSat 4:26 AM2172 km1349 miles1173 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 6:56 AM2327 km1446 miles1256 nmNortheast NE
MoroniSat 4:26 AM2359 km1466 miles1274 nmWest W
ColomboSat 6:56 AM2405 km1495 miles1299 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 6:56 AM2407 km1496 miles1300 nmNortheast NE
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