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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: 55%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 51' North
Longitude: 86° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.65 meters/second, 1564.8 km/hour, 972.3 miles/hour or 844.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.21 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 32' 16.8"972.14 miwest0° 07' 38.5"8.76 minorth971.89 mi
24 hours11° 09' 57.0"746.70 mieast2° 42' 49.5"186.62 minorth764.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VisakhapatnamSat 5:56 PM492 km306 miles266 nmNorthwest NW
KakinadaSat 5:56 PM538 km335 miles291 nmWest-northwest WNW
BhubaneshwarSat 5:56 PM606 km377 miles327 nmNorth N
ChennaiSat 5:56 PM725 km451 miles392 nmWest-southwest WSW
KolkataSat 5:56 PM873 km542 miles471 nmNorth N
KhulnaSat 6:26 PM930 km578 miles502 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HyderabadSat 5:56 PM934 km580 miles504 nmWest-northwest WNW
DurgapurSat 5:56 PM959 km596 miles518 nmNorth N
KalmunaiSat 5:56 PM983 km611 miles531 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ChittagongSat 6:26 PM984 km612 miles531 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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