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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: 38%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:55 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:55 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 37' North, Longitude: 80° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.31 meters/second, 1513.1 km/hour, 940.2 miles/hour or 817.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.67 miwest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.9"939.94 miwest0° 03' 10.3"3.64 minorth939.78 mi
24 hours11° 44' 29.3"760.38 mieast0° 49' 22.1"56.61 minorth760.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GadchiroliSat 6:50 AM58 km36 miles31 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BhandaraSat 6:50 AM90 km56 miles49 nmNorthwest NW
GondiaSat 6:50 AM95 km59 miles51 nmNorth N
ChandrapurSat 6:50 AM126 km79 miles68 nmSouthwest SW
NãgpurSat 6:50 AM129 km80 miles69 nmWest-northwest WNW
DhamtariSat 6:50 AM132 km82 miles71 nmEast E
BalaghatSat 6:50 AM132 km82 miles71 nmNorth N
RaipurSat 6:50 AM156 km97 miles84 nmEast-northeast ENE
SeoniSat 6:50 AM181 km112 miles98 nmNorth-northwest NNW
WardhaSat 6:50 AM182 km113 miles98 nmWest W
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