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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: 4%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:36 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 12, 2013 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 24' North, Longitude: 87° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.81 meters/second, 1550.9 km/hour, 963.7 miles/hour or 837.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.06 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 31' 07.7"963.45 miwest0° 06' 19.0"7.24 minorth963.22 mi
24 hours11° 35' 59.0"769.81 mieast2° 08' 07.7"146.86 minorth779.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BhubaneshwarFri 1:04 PM463 km288 miles250 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VisakhapatnamFri 1:04 PM483 km300 miles261 nmWest-northwest WNW
KakinadaFri 1:04 PM571 km355 miles308 nmWest W
KolkataFri 1:04 PM689 km428 miles372 nmNorth N
KhulnaFri 1:34 PM741 km460 miles400 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DurgapurFri 1:04 PM785 km488 miles424 nmNorth N
ChittagongFri 1:34 PM794 km493 miles428 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DhakaFri 1:34 PM863 km536 miles466 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChennaiFri 1:04 PM865 km538 miles467 nmWest-southwest WSW
RajshahiFri 1:34 PM888 km552 miles480 nmNorth N

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