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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: 43%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 02:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 49' North, Longitude: 67° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.81 meters/second, 1547.3 km/hour, 961.5 miles/hour or 835.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.02 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 misouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.1"961.21 miwest0° 06' 53.4"7.90 misouth961.53 mi
24 hours11° 35' 00.8"767.07 mieast3° 08' 26.0"215.93 misouth802.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MumbaiTue 7:30 AM577 km359 miles312 nmEast-northeast ENE
Vasai-VirarTue 7:30 AM599 km372 miles323 nmEast-northeast ENE
PuneTue 7:30 AM664 km412 miles358 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuratTue 7:30 AM716 km445 miles387 nmNortheast NE
VadodaraTue 7:30 AM829 km515 miles448 nmNortheast NE
AhmedabadTue 7:30 AM854 km530 miles461 nmNortheast NE
MangaluruTue 7:30 AM869 km540 miles469 nmEast-southeast ESE
KarachiTue 7:00 AM893 km555 miles482 nmNorth N
GodhraTue 7:30 AM894 km555 miles483 nmNortheast NE
LunawadaTue 7:30 AM922 km573 miles498 nmNortheast NE

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