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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: 62%
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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 36' North
Longitude: 68° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.20 meters/second, 1512.7 km/hour, 940.0 miles/hour or 816.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.67 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.9"939.71 miwest0° 02' 16.0"2.60 misouth939.83 mi
24 hours11° 41' 52.2"757.58 mieast1° 21' 04.1"92.95 misouth766.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PorbandarSun 5:50 AM167 km104 miles90 nmNortheast NE
DwarkaSun 5:50 AM189 km117 miles102 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeravalSun 5:50 AM203 km126 miles110 nmEast E
JunagadhSun 5:50 AM233 km145 miles126 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuratSun 5:50 AM468 km291 miles253 nmEast E
Vasai-VirarSun 5:50 AM476 km296 miles257 nmEast-southeast ESE
KarachiSun 5:20 AM492 km305 miles265 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MumbaiSun 5:50 AM494 km307 miles267 nmEast-southeast ESE
AhmedabadSun 5:50 AM514 km319 miles277 nmEast-northeast ENE
Hyderabad (PK)Sun 5:20 AM528 km328 miles285 nmNorth N
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