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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, July 19, 2012 at 4:25 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, July 26, 2012 at 8:56 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, July 20, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 39' North, Longitude: 67° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.99 meters/second, 1576.8 km/hour, 979.8 miles/hour or 851.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.33 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.1"979.58 miwest0° 09' 53.1"11.32 misouth979.96 mi
24 hours11° 35' 39.9"782.57 mieast4° 14' 22.3"291.39 misouth840.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MangaloreFri 1:58 PM823 km512 miles445 nmEast E
MumbaiFri 1:58 PM918 km570 miles496 nmNortheast NE
KulhudhuffushiFri 1:28 PM923 km574 miles499 nmSoutheast SE
PuneFri 1:58 PM960 km597 miles518 nmNortheast NE
SuratFri 1:58 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BangaloreFri 1:58 PM1119 km695 miles604 nmEast E
AnantapurFri 1:58 PM1140 km709 miles616 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 1:58 PM1156 km718 miles624 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaleFri 1:28 PM1163 km723 miles628 nmSoutheast SE
MaduraiFri 1:58 PM1224 km760 miles661 nmEast-southeast ESE

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