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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 phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:32 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 30' North, Longitude: 82° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.17 meters/second, 1559.4 km/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.0 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' 02.5"968.84 miwest0° 06' 51.4"7.86 misouth969.14 mi
24 hours11° 08' 01.1"742.23 mieast3° 04' 00.4"210.85 misouth776.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KakinadaThu 6:12 PM161 km100 miles87 nmNorth N
TadepalligudemThu 6:12 PM162 km101 miles88 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RajahmundryThu 6:12 PM173 km107 miles93 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EluruThu 6:12 PM176 km109 miles95 nmNorthwest NW
VijayawadaThu 6:12 PM205 km127 miles111 nmWest-northwest WNW
GunturThu 6:12 PM209 km130 miles113 nmWest-northwest WNW
VisakhapatnamThu 6:12 PM263 km164 miles142 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChennaiThu 6:12 PM341 km212 miles184 nmSouthwest SW
HyderabadThu 6:12 PM454 km282 miles245 nmWest-northwest WNW
AnantapurThu 6:12 PM506 km315 miles273 nmWest W
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