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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: 82%
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 Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 15:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 40' North
Longitude: 70° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.11 meters/second, 1512.4 km/hour, 939.8 miles/hour or 816.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.66 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.02 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.5"939.50 miwest0° 01' 14.0"1.42 minorth939.44 mi
24 hours11° 41' 22.2"756.71 mieast0° 03' 04.0"3.52 minorth756.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VeravalTue 9:22 PM70 km43 miles38 nmWest-northwest WNW
JunagadhTue 9:22 PM108 km67 miles58 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Jetpur NavagadhTue 9:22 PM126 km78 miles68 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GondalTue 9:22 PM144 km89 miles78 nmNorth N
BhavnagarTue 9:22 PM171 km106 miles92 nmNortheast NE
PorbandarTue 9:22 PM179 km111 miles97 nmNorthwest NW
RajkotTue 9:22 PM181 km113 miles98 nmNorth N
DamanTue 9:22 PM196 km122 miles106 nmEast E
NavsariTue 9:22 PM202 km125 miles109 nmEast E
SuratTue 9:22 PM206 km128 miles111 nmEast-northeast ENE
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