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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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 00:36:00 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: 53%

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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 14' North, Longitude: 76° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.89 meters/second, 1526.0 km/hour, 948.2 miles/hour or 824.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.80 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.0"947.93 miwest0° 04' 35.6"5.27 misouth948.16 mi
24 hours11° 38' 31.1"760.45 mieast2° 15' 36.7"155.45 misouth781.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ParbhaniMon 6:06 AM24 km15 miles13 nmEast E
NandedMon 6:06 AM77 km48 miles42 nmEast E
HingoliMon 6:06 AM83 km52 miles45 nmNortheast NE
BeedMon 6:06 AM86 km54 miles46 nmWest-southwest WSW
LaturMon 6:06 AM93 km58 miles50 nmSouth S
JalnaMon 6:06 AM98 km61 miles53 nmNorthwest NW
WashimMon 6:06 AM115 km71 miles62 nmNorth-northeast NNE
OsmanabadMon 6:06 AM130 km81 miles70 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AurangabadMon 6:06 AM141 km88 miles76 nmWest-northwest WNW
BuldhanaMon 6:06 AM148 km92 miles80 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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