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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: 21%

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 Monday, August 13, 2012 at 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 16' North, Longitude: 91° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.01 meters/second, 1504.8 km/hour, 935.1 miles/hour or 812.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"15.59 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 misouth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 29' 57.2"934.79 miwest0° 01' 45.5"2.02 misouth934.89 mi
24 hours12° 02' 48.8"776.77 mieast1° 11' 04.4"81.50 misouth784.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChittagongMon 8:10 AM119 km74 miles64 nmNorth N
BarisalMon 8:10 AM225 km140 miles121 nmNorthwest NW
ChandpurMon 8:10 AM252 km156 miles136 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ComillaMon 8:10 AM255 km158 miles138 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KhulnaMon 8:10 AM295 km183 miles159 nmNorthwest NW
DhakaMon 8:10 AM311 km193 miles168 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JessoreMon 8:10 AM348 km216 miles188 nmNorthwest NW
KolkataMon 7:40 AM393 km244 miles212 nmWest-northwest WNW
HowrahMon 7:40 AM397 km247 miles214 nmWest-northwest WNW
SylhetMon 8:10 AM401 km249 miles216 nmNorth N
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