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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: 26%

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 Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 37' North, Longitude: 84° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.21 meters/second, 1530.7 km/hour, 951.2 miles/hour or 826.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.85 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 30' 16.5"950.88 miwest0° 05' 39.6"6.49 misouth951.16 mi
24 hours11° 52' 11.6"778.23 mieast2° 41' 43.6"185.36 misouth805.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ParalakhemundiTue 7:40 AM58 km36 miles31 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChhatrapurTue 7:40 AM74 km46 miles40 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BerhampurTue 7:40 AM80 km50 miles43 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KhallikoteTue 7:40 AM121 km75 miles65 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RayagadaTue 7:40 AM140 km87 miles76 nmWest-northwest WNW
BhawanipatnaTue 7:40 AM165 km103 miles89 nmWest-northwest WNW
NayagarhTue 7:40 AM176 km109 miles95 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VisakhapatnamTue 7:40 AM180 km112 miles97 nmSouthwest SW
PuriTue 7:40 AM183 km114 miles99 nmNortheast NE
KoraputTue 7:40 AM202 km125 miles109 nmWest W

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