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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: 87%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:13 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, September 27, 2013 at 3:56 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 21:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 12' North, Longitude: 71° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.93 meters/second, 1558.5 km/hour, 968.4 miles/hour or 841.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.14 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.8"968.22 miwest0° 06' 52.3"7.87 minorth967.99 mi
24 hours11° 53' 47.4"794.20 mieast2° 20' 52.0"161.44 minorth805.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vasco da GamaMon 3:14 AM209 km130 miles113 nmEast E
PanajiMon 3:14 AM209 km130 miles113 nmEast E
MargaoMon 3:14 AM220 km137 miles119 nmEast E
RatnagiriMon 3:14 AM248 km154 miles134 nmNortheast NE
HubliMon 3:14 AM348 km216 miles188 nmEast E
MangaloreMon 3:14 AM408 km254 miles220 nmSoutheast SE
PuneMon 3:14 AM422 km262 miles228 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MumbaiMon 3:14 AM428 km266 miles231 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BijapurMon 3:14 AM446 km277 miles241 nmEast-northeast ENE
Vasai-VirarMon 3:14 AM477 km297 miles258 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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