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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: 13%
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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 09:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 50' North
Longitude: 85° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.23 meters/second, 1563.2 km/hour, 971.3 miles/hour or 844.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.19 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.7"971.20 miwest0° 07' 30.4"8.60 minorth970.95 mi
24 hours11° 29' 44.2"768.81 mieast2° 38' 02.2"181.13 minorth785.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VisakhapatnamFri 2:34 PM377 km234 miles203 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KakinadaFri 2:34 PM390 km242 miles211 nmNorthwest NW
ChennaiFri 2:34 PM557 km346 miles301 nmWest-southwest WSW
BhubaneshwarFri 2:34 PM605 km376 miles326 nmNorth N
HyderabadFri 2:34 PM770 km478 miles416 nmWest-northwest WNW
AnantapurFri 2:34 PM812 km505 miles439 nmWest W
BangaloreFri 2:34 PM844 km524 miles456 nmWest-southwest WSW
KalmunaiFri 2:34 PM896 km556 miles484 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KolkataFri 2:34 PM923 km574 miles498 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaduraiFri 2:34 PM937 km582 miles506 nmSouthwest SW
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