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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: 36%

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 Monday, September 10, 2012 at 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 23' North, Longitude: 70° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.61 meters/second, 1514.2 km/hour, 940.9 miles/hour or 817.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.68 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.3"940.56 miwest0° 03' 17.9"3.78 misouth940.74 mi
24 hours11° 53' 53.4"771.65 mieast1° 46' 44.2"122.37 misouth785.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VeravalMon 7:50 AM59 km37 miles32 nmNorth N
JunagadhMon 7:50 AM127 km79 miles69 nmNorth N
Jetpur NavagadhMon 7:50 AM156 km97 miles84 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PorbandarMon 7:50 AM158 km98 miles85 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GondalMon 7:50 AM183 km114 miles99 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RajkotMon 7:50 AM219 km136 miles118 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamnagarMon 7:50 AM233 km145 miles126 nmNorth N
BhavnagarMon 7:50 AM246 km153 miles133 nmNortheast NE
DwarkaMon 7:50 AM248 km154 miles134 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Vasai-VirarMon 7:50 AM284 km177 miles153 nmEast-southeast ESE

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