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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 09:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 33' North, Longitude: 65° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.15 meters/second, 1584.5 km/hour, 984.6 miles/hour or 855.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.41 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.6"984.42 miwest0° 09' 10.3"10.51 minorth984.20 mi
24 hours11° 25' 16.7"774.09 mieast3° 21' 07.3"230.43 minorth802.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KulhudhuffushiThu 2:36 PM952 km591 miles514 nmSoutheast SE
MangaloreThu 3:06 PM976 km606 miles527 nmEast E
MumbaiThu 3:06 PM1102 km685 miles595 nmNortheast NE
PuneThu 3:06 PM1146 km712 miles619 nmNortheast NE
MaleThu 2:36 PM1164 km723 miles629 nmSoutheast SE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 3:06 PM1250 km777 miles675 nmEast-southeast ESE
BangaloreThu 3:06 PM1271 km790 miles686 nmEast E
SuratThu 3:06 PM1297 km806 miles700 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AnantapurThu 3:06 PM1307 km812 miles706 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiThu 3:06 PM1341 km833 miles724 nmEast E

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