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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 16:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 42' North, Longitude: 68° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.92 meters/second, 1511.7 km/hour, 939.3 miles/hour or 816.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.66 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.3"939.01 miwest0° 01' 10.7"1.35 misouth939.07 mi
24 hours11° 43' 15.7"758.53 mieast0° 54' 57.6"63.01 misouth763.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PorbandarWed 10:22 PM160 km99 miles86 nmNortheast NE
DwarkaWed 10:22 PM178 km111 miles96 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeravalWed 10:22 PM202 km126 miles109 nmEast E
JunagadhWed 10:22 PM229 km142 miles124 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuratWed 10:22 PM467 km290 miles252 nmEast E
Vasai-VirarWed 10:22 PM480 km298 miles259 nmEast-southeast ESE
KarachiWed 9:52 PM481 km299 miles260 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MumbaiWed 10:22 PM499 km310 miles269 nmEast-southeast ESE
AhmedabadWed 10:22 PM508 km316 miles274 nmEast-northeast ENE
Hyderabad (PK)Wed 9:52 PM518 km322 miles279 nmNorth N

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