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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: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:03 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:38 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 18, 2013 at 17:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 02' North, Longitude: 88° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.78 meters/second, 1590.4 km/hour, 988.2 miles/hour or 858.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.47 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 30' 22.5"988.15 miwest0° 09' 31.5"10.91 minorth987.97 mi
24 hours11° 52' 46.4"809.24 mieast3° 30' 33.7"241.24 minorth839.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port BlairFri 11:08 PM513 km318 miles277 nmEast-northeast ENE
KalmunaiFri 11:08 PM750 km466 miles405 nmWest-southwest WSW
ChennaiFri 11:08 PM916 km569 miles495 nmWest-northwest WNW
Banda AcehSat 12:38 AM936 km582 miles505 nmEast-southeast ESE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:08 PM967 km601 miles522 nmWest-southwest WSW
ColomboFri 11:08 PM971 km603 miles524 nmWest-southwest WSW
VisakhapatnamFri 11:08 PM998 km620 miles539 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiFri 11:08 PM1096 km681 miles592 nmWest W
YangonSat 12:08 AM1145 km712 miles618 nmNortheast NE
BhubaneshwarFri 11:08 PM1157 km719 miles624 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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