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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: 7%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:51 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:27 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 25' North, Longitude: 78° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.36 meters/second, 1585.3 km/hour, 985.0 miles/hour or 856.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.42 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.7"984.95 miwest0° 09' 13.6"10.57 minorth984.74 mi
24 hours11° 25' 09.1"774.37 mieast3° 22' 35.2"232.13 minorth803.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerambalurThu 2:14 PM41 km25 miles22 nmEast-southeast ESE
NamakkalThu 2:14 PM47 km29 miles25 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalemThu 2:14 PM51 km32 miles27 nmWest-northwest WNW
YercaudThu 2:14 PM55 km34 miles30 nmNorthwest NW
TiruchirappalliThu 2:14 PM69 km43 miles37 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KarurThu 2:14 PM72 km45 miles39 nmSouthwest SW
DharmapuriThu 2:14 PM90 km56 miles49 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ErodeThu 2:14 PM92 km57 miles49 nmWest W
ThanjavurThu 2:14 PM94 km58 miles51 nmSoutheast SE
ThiruvannaamalaiThu 2:14 PM105 km65 miles57 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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