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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 23:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 38' North, Longitude: 81° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.11 meters/second, 1512.4 km/hour, 939.8 miles/hour or 816.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.66 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.8"939.44 miwest0° 02' 10.7"2.50 misouth939.56 mi
24 hours11° 41' 57.4"757.45 mieast1° 18' 59.5"90.56 misouth766.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DhamtariSun 4:56 AM9 km5 miles5 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RaipurSun 4:56 AM67 km42 miles36 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NuapadaSun 4:56 AM109 km68 miles59 nmEast E
BarabankiSun 4:56 AM129 km80 miles69 nmEast E
GondiaSun 4:56 AM163 km102 miles88 nmNorthwest NW
GadchiroliSun 4:56 AM165 km103 miles89 nmWest-southwest WSW
NabarangpurSun 4:56 AM187 km116 miles101 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BalaghatSun 4:56 AM188 km117 miles101 nmNorthwest NW
BhandaraSun 4:56 AM201 km125 miles109 nmWest-northwest WNW
BalangirSun 4:56 AM206 km128 miles111 nmEast E

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