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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: 48%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:56 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:56 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 10, 2012 at 01:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 52' North, Longitude: 71° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.25 meters/second, 1530.9 km/hour, 951.3 miles/hour or 826.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"15.85 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.0"950.96 miwest0° 05' 21.0"6.13 minorth950.73 mi
24 hours11° 28' 16.3"750.97 mieast1° 44' 01.0"119.25 minorth756.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MumbaiFri 6:40 AM140 km87 miles75 nmEast E
Vasai-VirarFri 6:40 AM151 km94 miles82 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThaneFri 6:40 AM157 km97 miles85 nmEast-northeast ENE
Navi MumbaiFri 6:40 AM160 km100 miles87 nmEast E
PanvelFri 6:40 AM169 km105 miles91 nmEast E
KarjatFri 6:40 AM191 km118 miles103 nmEast E
SilvassaFri 6:40 AM222 km138 miles120 nmNortheast NE
DamanFri 6:40 AM222 km138 miles120 nmNortheast NE
PuneFri 6:40 AM252 km156 miles136 nmEast E
NashikFri 6:40 AM271 km168 miles146 nmEast-northeast ENE
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