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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 11:46 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 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: 92° 15' 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"944.33 miwest0° 03' 24.4"3.91 misouth944.51 mi
24 hours11° 39' 22.6"758.57 mieast1° 47' 20.7"123.06 misouth772.56 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 PM280 km174 miles151 nmNorth N
BarisalThu 10:02 PM373 km232 miles201 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NaypyidawThu 10:32 PM403 km251 miles218 nmEast E
ChandpurThu 10:02 PM410 km255 miles221 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ComillaThu 10:02 PM417 km259 miles225 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KhulnaThu 10:02 PM432 km268 miles233 nmNorthwest NW
MandalayThu 10:32 PM463 km288 miles250 nmEast-northeast ENE
DhakaThu 10:02 PM470 km292 miles254 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JessoreThu 10:02 PM486 km302 miles262 nmNorthwest NW
KolkataThu 9:32 PM506 km315 miles273 nmNorthwest NW

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