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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: 8%

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 Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 08:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 36' North, Longitude: 87° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.54 meters/second, 1531.9 km/hour, 951.9 miles/hour or 827.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.86 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.4"951.62 miwest0° 04' 09.9"4.77 minorth951.44 mi
24 hours11° 40' 20.5"765.35 mieast1° 14' 34.6"85.50 minorth767.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PuriSat 1:54 PM187 km116 miles101 nmNorthwest NW
JagatsinghpurSat 1:54 PM206 km128 miles111 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KendraparaSat 1:54 PM221 km137 miles119 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BhubaneshwarSat 1:54 PM224 km139 miles121 nmNorthwest NW
BhubaneswarSat 1:54 PM225 km140 miles122 nmNorthwest NW
KhordhaSat 1:54 PM232 km144 miles125 nmNorthwest NW
ChhatrapurSat 1:54 PM236 km147 miles127 nmWest-northwest WNW
KhallikoteSat 1:54 PM236 km147 miles127 nmWest-northwest WNW
CuttackSat 1:54 PM246 km153 miles133 nmNorthwest NW
VisakhapatnamSat 1:54 PM419 km260 miles226 nmWest-southwest WSW

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