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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: 50%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 00:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 20' North, Longitude: 77° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.66 meters/second, 1586.4 km/hour, 985.7 miles/hour or 856.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.43 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.9"985.57 miwest0° 09' 36.2"11.00 misouth985.90 mi
24 hours11° 16' 20.7"764.57 mieast4° 06' 39.1"282.53 misouth819.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ErodeWed 6:16 AM16 km10 miles9 nmWest W
NamakkalWed 6:16 AM34 km21 miles19 nmEast-southeast ESE
SalemWed 6:16 AM47 km29 miles26 nmNortheast NE
KarurWed 6:16 AM49 km30 miles26 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YercaudWed 6:16 AM61 km38 miles33 nmNortheast NE
DharapuramWed 6:16 AM76 km47 miles41 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DharmapuriWed 6:16 AM94 km59 miles51 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CoimbatoreWed 6:16 AM104 km65 miles56 nmWest-southwest WSW
TiruchirappalliWed 6:16 AM107 km66 miles58 nmEast-southeast ESE
DindigulWed 6:16 AM109 km68 miles59 nmSouth S

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