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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 16:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 50' North, Longitude: 89° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.32 meters/second, 1520.3 km/hour, 944.7 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' 44.7"944.40 miwest0° 03' 25.4"3.93 misouth944.58 mi
24 hours11° 39' 19.7"758.57 mieast1° 47' 45.1"123.52 misouth772.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BarisalThu 10:12 PM326 km203 miles176 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KolkataThu 9:42 PM330 km205 miles178 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KhulnaThu 10:12 PM331 km206 miles179 nmNorth N
HowrahThu 9:42 PM331 km206 miles179 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChittagongThu 10:12 PM362 km225 miles195 nmNortheast NE
JessoreThu 10:12 PM372 km231 miles201 nmNorth N
ChandpurThu 10:12 PM392 km244 miles212 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BhubaneshwarThu 9:42 PM393 km244 miles212 nmWest W
ComillaThu 10:12 PM436 km271 miles235 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DhakaThu 10:12 PM440 km273 miles237 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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