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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 11:46 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 13:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 01' North, Longitude: 67° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.31 meters/second, 1563.5 km/hour, 971.5 miles/hour or 844.2 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"0.14 minorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 32' 15.5"971.30 miwest0° 07' 32.7"8.65 minorth971.05 mi
24 hours11° 10' 30.9"746.70 mieast2° 40' 25.3"183.85 minorth764.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MumbaiSat 7:16 PM703 km437 miles380 nmNortheast NE
PuneSat 7:16 PM767 km477 miles414 nmEast-northeast ENE
MangaloreSat 7:16 PM812 km504 miles438 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuratSat 7:16 PM879 km546 miles474 nmNortheast NE
VadodaraSat 7:16 PM1000 km621 miles540 nmNortheast NE
AhmedabadSat 7:16 PM1034 km643 miles558 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AnantapurSat 7:16 PM1070 km665 miles578 nmEast E
KarachiSat 6:46 PM1091 km678 miles589 nmNorth N
BangaloreSat 7:16 PM1094 km680 miles591 nmEast E
HyderabadSat 7:16 PM1182 km734 miles638 nmEast-northeast ENE

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