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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, October 5, 2012 at 23:20:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 72%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 71° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.08 meters/second, 1508.7 km/hour, 937.5 miles/hour or 814.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.62 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.3"937.14 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth937.13 mi
24 hours11° 42' 29.0"756.12 mieast0° 22' 34.4"25.88 misouth757.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BhavnagarSat 4:50 AM106 km66 miles57 nmNortheast NE
VeravalSat 4:50 AM120 km75 miles65 nmWest W
JunagadhSat 4:50 AM122 km76 miles66 nmWest-northwest WNW
Jetpur NavagadhSat 4:50 AM123 km77 miles67 nmNorthwest NW
GondalSat 4:50 AM128 km79 miles69 nmNorthwest NW
SuratSat 4:50 AM145 km90 miles78 nmEast E
NavsariSat 4:50 AM147 km91 miles79 nmEast E
DamanSat 4:50 AM154 km96 miles83 nmEast-southeast ESE
RajkotSat 4:50 AM161 km100 miles87 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BharuchSat 4:50 AM168 km105 miles91 nmEast-northeast ENE

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