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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: 85%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 15:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 47' North, Longitude: 78° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.43 meters/second, 1589.1 km/hour, 987.5 miles/hour or 858.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.46 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.9"987.30 miwest0° 09' 26.3"10.81 misouth987.61 mi
24 hours11° 18' 57.2"768.96 mieast4° 01' 44.6"276.89 misouth821.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TiruchirappalliSat 9:22 PM5 km3 miles3 nmWest-northwest WNW
PudukkottaiSat 9:22 PM45 km28 miles25 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThanjavurSat 9:22 PM46 km29 miles25 nmEast E
PerambalurSat 9:22 PM53 km33 miles29 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KarurSat 9:22 PM73 km45 miles39 nmWest-northwest WNW
KaraikudiSat 9:22 PM78 km49 miles42 nmSouth S
NamakkalSat 9:22 PM79 km49 miles43 nmNorthwest NW
DindigulSat 9:22 PM97 km61 miles53 nmWest-southwest WSW
TiruvarurSat 9:22 PM101 km63 miles55 nmEast E
SivagangaSat 9:22 PM105 km65 miles56 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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