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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: 94%

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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 16:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 50' North, Longitude: 91° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.29 meters/second, 1520.2 km/hour, 944.6 miles/hour or 820.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.6"944.34 miwest0° 03' 24.5"3.91 misouth944.52 mi
24 hours11° 39' 22.4"758.57 mieast1° 47' 23.1"123.10 misouth772.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChittagongThu 10:02 PM277 km172 miles150 nmNorth N
BarisalThu 10:02 PM359 km223 miles194 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChandpurThu 10:02 PM399 km248 miles216 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ComillaThu 10:02 PM411 km255 miles222 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KhulnaThu 10:02 PM414 km257 miles224 nmNorthwest NW
NaypyidawThu 10:32 PM431 km268 miles233 nmEast E
DhakaThu 10:02 PM459 km285 miles248 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JessoreThu 10:02 PM468 km291 miles253 nmNorthwest NW
KolkataThu 9:32 PM484 km301 miles261 nmNorthwest NW
HowrahThu 9:32 PM487 km303 miles263 nmNorthwest NW

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