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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: 70%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 45' North, Longitude: 71° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.89 meters/second, 1540.4 km/hour, 957.2 miles/hour or 831.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.95 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 misouth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 31' 26.2"956.98 miwest0° 05' 56.1"6.80 misouth957.26 mi
24 hours11° 21' 41.2"748.68 mieast2° 45' 03.3"189.18 misouth777.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MumbaiMon 5:06 AM165 km103 miles89 nmNortheast NE
RatnagiriMon 5:06 AM169 km105 miles91 nmEast-southeast ESE
Navi MumbaiMon 5:06 AM184 km114 miles99 nmNortheast NE
PanvelMon 5:06 AM185 km115 miles100 nmNortheast NE
ThaneMon 5:06 AM192 km120 miles104 nmNortheast NE
KarjatMon 5:06 AM195 km121 miles105 nmNortheast NE
Vasai-VirarMon 5:06 AM208 km130 miles113 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SolapurMon 5:06 AM212 km131 miles114 nmEast E
SataraMon 5:06 AM219 km136 miles118 nmEast E
PuneMon 5:06 AM222 km138 miles120 nmEast-northeast ENE
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