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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: 45%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 01:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 12' North, Longitude: 73° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.40 meters/second, 1506.2 km/hour, 935.9 miles/hour or 813.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.60 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 24.5"935.59 miwest0° 00' 45.6"0.87 misouth935.63 mi
24 hours11° 52' 17.1"765.71 mieast0° 46' 14.4"53.02 misouth769.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NandurbarSun 6:46 AM41 km25 miles22 nmEast-northeast ENE
DhuleSun 6:46 AM98 km61 miles53 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuratSun 6:46 AM104 km65 miles56 nmWest W
NavsariSun 6:46 AM110 km68 miles59 nmWest-southwest WSW
BharuchSun 6:46 AM111 km69 miles60 nmWest-northwest WNW
AmalnerSun 6:46 AM122 km76 miles66 nmEast E
NashikSun 6:46 AM134 km83 miles72 nmSouth S
BarwaniSun 6:46 AM138 km86 miles75 nmNortheast NE
SilvassaSun 6:46 AM139 km86 miles75 nmSouthwest SW
DamanSun 6:46 AM140 km87 miles76 nmSouthwest SW

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