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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: 50%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM
This phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:33 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:59 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 32' North, Longitude: 84° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.13 meters/second, 1559.3 km/hour, 968.9 miles/hour or 841.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.15 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 32' 02.4"968.67 miwest0° 06' 50.5"7.84 misouth968.97 mi
24 hours11° 08' 03.6"742.15 mieast3° 03' 41.9"210.48 misouth776.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VisakhapatnamThu 6:02 PM300 km186 miles162 nmNorthwest NW
KakinadaThu 6:02 PM327 km203 miles177 nmWest-northwest WNW
BhubaneshwarThu 6:02 PM531 km330 miles287 nmNorth N
ChennaiThu 6:02 PM569 km354 miles307 nmWest-southwest WSW
HyderabadThu 6:02 PM721 km448 miles389 nmWest-northwest WNW
AnantapurThu 6:02 PM793 km493 miles428 nmWest W
BengaluruThu 6:02 PM843 km524 miles455 nmWest-southwest WSW
KolkataThu 6:02 PM861 km535 miles465 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NãgpurThu 6:02 PM868 km539 miles469 nmNorthwest NW
DurgapurThu 6:02 PM917 km570 miles495 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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