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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:22:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 33' North, Longitude: 87° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.09 meters/second, 1559.1 km/hour, 968.8 miles/hour or 841.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.15 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 32' 02.2"968.58 miwest0° 06' 49.7"7.83 misouth968.88 mi
24 hours11° 08' 05.9"742.12 mieast3° 03' 25.3"210.17 misouth776.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VisakhapatnamThu 5:52 PM499 km310 miles269 nmWest-northwest WNW
BhubaneshwarThu 5:52 PM544 km338 miles294 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KakinadaThu 5:52 PM567 km352 miles306 nmWest-northwest WNW
KolkataThu 5:52 PM786 km488 miles424 nmNorth N
ChennaiThu 5:52 PM809 km503 miles437 nmWest-southwest WSW
KhulnaThu 6:22 PM838 km521 miles452 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DurgapurThu 5:52 PM880 km547 miles475 nmNorth N
ChittagongThu 6:22 PM886 km550 miles478 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YangonThu 6:52 PM952 km592 miles514 nmEast E
DhakaThu 6:22 PM960 km596 miles518 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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