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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: 89%

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 Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 15:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 43' North, Longitude: 82° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.87 meters/second, 1511.5 km/hour, 939.2 miles/hour or 816.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.65 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.4"938.90 miwest0° 01' 04.9"1.24 misouth938.96 mi
24 hours11° 43' 18.8"758.50 mieast0° 52' 38.9"60.36 misouth763.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BarabankiWed 9:22 PM40 km25 miles22 nmSouthwest SW
NuapadaWed 9:22 PM45 km28 miles24 nmWest-northwest WNW
BalangirWed 9:22 PM56 km35 miles30 nmEast E
SonepurWed 9:22 PM67 km42 miles36 nmEast-southeast ESE
BargarhWed 9:22 PM124 km77 miles67 nmEast-northeast ENE
BoudhWed 9:22 PM136 km85 miles73 nmEast E
PhulbaniWed 9:22 PM137 km85 miles74 nmEast-southeast ESE
DhamtariWed 9:22 PM146 km91 miles79 nmWest W
RaipurWed 9:22 PM148 km92 miles80 nmWest-northwest WNW
SambalpurWed 9:22 PM161 km100 miles87 nmEast-northeast ENE
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