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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: 56%

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 13:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 58' North, Longitude: 72° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.39 meters/second, 1563.8 km/hour, 971.7 miles/hour or 844.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.19 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 32' 15.9"971.48 miwest0° 07' 34.2"8.67 minorth971.24 mi
24 hours11° 10' 22.8"746.69 mieast2° 40' 59.9"184.51 minorth764.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vasco da GamaSat 6:56 PM179 km111 miles97 nmEast-northeast ENE
PanajiSat 6:56 PM182 km113 miles98 nmEast-northeast ENE
MargaoSat 6:56 PM188 km117 miles102 nmEast E
HubliSat 6:56 PM316 km196 miles170 nmEast E
MangaloreSat 6:56 PM366 km227 miles197 nmSoutheast SE
BijapurSat 6:56 PM427 km265 miles230 nmEast-northeast ENE
PuneSat 6:56 PM429 km266 miles232 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MumbaiSat 6:56 PM446 km277 miles241 nmNorth N
Vasai-VirarSat 6:56 PM496 km308 miles268 nmNorth N
AhmednagarSat 6:56 PM529 km329 miles285 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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