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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 16:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 47' North
Longitude: 79° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.42 meters/second, 1520.7 km/hour, 944.9 miles/hour or 821.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.75 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.07 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.9"944.69 miwest0° 03' 29.2"4.00 misouth944.87 mi
24 hours11° 39' 08.7"758.60 mieast1° 49' 12.7"125.20 misouth772.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GadchiroliThu 10:22 PM43 km27 miles23 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChandrapurThu 10:22 PM64 km40 miles35 nmWest-northwest WNW
BhandaraThu 10:22 PM155 km96 miles83 nmNorth N
NãgpurThu 10:22 PM169 km105 miles91 nmNorth-northwest NNW
WardhaThu 10:22 PM176 km109 miles95 nmNorthwest NW
GondiaThu 10:22 PM188 km117 miles102 nmNorth N
YavatmalThu 10:22 PM196 km122 miles106 nmWest-northwest WNW
WarangalThu 10:22 PM198 km123 miles107 nmSouth S
DhamtariThu 10:22 PM201 km125 miles109 nmEast-northeast ENE
BalaghatThu 10:22 PM225 km140 miles121 nmNorth N

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