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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: 55%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 1:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 59' North, Longitude: 75° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.20 meters/second, 1509.1 km/hour, 937.7 miles/hour or 814.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.63 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.1"937.38 miwest0° 01' 43.3"1.97 minorth937.30 mi
24 hours11° 45' 54.1"759.99 mieast0° 14' 01.6"16.09 minorth759.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JalgaonSat 5:50 AM12 km7 miles6 nmWest-northwest WNW
BurhanpurSat 5:50 AM55 km34 miles30 nmEast-northeast ENE
AmalnerSat 5:50 AM64 km40 miles34 nmWest W
KhargoneSat 5:50 AM64 km40 miles35 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BuldhanaSat 5:50 AM73 km45 miles39 nmSoutheast SE
DhuleSat 5:50 AM93 km58 miles50 nmWest W
KhandwaSat 5:50 AM116 km72 miles63 nmNortheast NE
JalnaSat 5:50 AM128 km80 miles69 nmSouth S
BarwaniSat 5:50 AM141 km88 miles76 nmNorthwest NW
AkotSat 5:50 AM145 km90 miles78 nmEast E

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