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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: 63%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 22:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 40' North, Longitude: 93° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.03 meters/second, 1512.1 km/hour, 939.6 miles/hour or 816.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.66 miwest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.8"939.33 miwest0° 02' 05.8"2.40 misouth939.44 mi
24 hours11° 42' 01.9"757.45 mieast1° 17' 04.0"88.36 misouth765.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChittagongSun 4:36 AM262 km163 miles141 nmNorthwest NW
NaypyidawSun 5:06 AM281 km174 miles152 nmEast-southeast ESE
MandalaySun 5:06 AM296 km184 miles160 nmEast-northeast ENE
ComillaSun 4:36 AM399 km248 miles215 nmNorthwest NW
BarisalSun 4:36 AM405 km251 miles219 nmNorthwest NW
ChandpurSun 4:36 AM415 km258 miles224 nmNorthwest NW
DhakaSun 4:36 AM471 km293 miles254 nmNorthwest NW
KhulnaSun 4:36 AM480 km298 miles259 nmWest-northwest WNW
SylhetSun 4:36 AM500 km311 miles270 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YangonSun 5:06 AM509 km316 miles275 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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