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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: 28%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:20 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:31 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 21' North, Longitude: 68° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.28 meters/second, 1574.2 km/hour, 978.2 miles/hour or 850.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.30 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 31' 50.5"977.98 miwest0° 08' 24.3"9.63 minorth977.74 mi
24 hours11° 17' 49.4"760.38 mieast3° 01' 25.7"207.90 minorth783.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MangaloreFri 5:06 PM732 km455 miles395 nmEast E
MumbaiFri 5:06 PM800 km497 miles432 nmNortheast NE
PuneFri 5:06 PM841 km522 miles454 nmNortheast NE
KulhudhuffushiFri 4:36 PM922 km573 miles498 nmSoutheast SE
SuratFri 5:06 PM1004 km624 miles542 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BangaloreFri 5:06 PM1026 km638 miles554 nmEast E
AnantapurFri 5:06 PM1036 km644 miles559 nmEast E
ThiruvananthapuramFri 5:06 PM1106 km687 miles597 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaduraiFri 5:06 PM1156 km718 miles624 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaleFri 4:36 PM1176 km731 miles635 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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