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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: 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 23:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 70° 04' 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' 46.2"937.13 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth937.12 mi
24 hours11° 42' 29.5"756.12 mieast0° 22' 48.5"26.15 misouth757.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VeravalSat 4:56 AM34 km21 miles18 nmEast-southeast ESE
JunagadhSat 4:56 AM69 km43 miles37 nmNortheast NE
PorbandarSat 4:56 AM84 km52 miles45 nmNorthwest NW
Jetpur NavagadhSat 4:56 AM100 km62 miles54 nmNortheast NE
GondalSat 4:56 AM129 km80 miles70 nmNortheast NE
RajkotSat 4:56 AM160 km99 miles86 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamnagarSat 4:56 AM160 km99 miles86 nmNorth N
DwarkaSat 4:56 AM176 km110 miles95 nmNorthwest NW
GandhidhamSat 4:56 AM227 km141 miles123 nmNorth N
BhavnagarSat 4:56 AM231 km144 miles125 nmEast-northeast ENE

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