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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: 53%

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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 01:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 12' North, Longitude: 68° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.01 meters/second, 1526.4 km/hour, 948.5 miles/hour or 824.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.81 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.3"948.19 miwest0° 04' 38.8"5.33 misouth948.42 mi
24 hours11° 38' 25.5"760.55 mieast2° 16' 53.3"156.91 misouth781.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vasai-VirarMon 6:40 AM502 km312 miles271 nmEast E
MumbaiMon 6:40 AM504 km313 miles272 nmEast E
SuratMon 6:40 AM552 km343 miles298 nmEast-northeast ENE
NashikMon 6:40 AM610 km379 miles329 nmEast E
PuneMon 6:40 AM617 km384 miles333 nmEast E
KarachiMon 6:10 AM635 km395 miles343 nmNorth N
VadodaraMon 6:40 AM641 km398 miles346 nmEast-northeast ENE
AhmedabadMon 6:40 AM642 km399 miles347 nmNortheast NE
Hyderabad (PK)Mon 6:10 AM686 km426 miles370 nmNorth N
GodhraMon 6:40 AM702 km436 miles379 nmNortheast NE

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