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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 phaseThird QuarterSaturday, October 26, 2013 at 11:41 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:50 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 04' North, Longitude: 79° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.36 meters/second, 1570.9 km/hour, 976.1 miles/hour or 848.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.27 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 misouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 32' 41.8"975.93 miwest0° 07' 02.9"8.08 misouth976.22 mi
24 hours10° 51' 00.5"728.07 mieast3° 05' 42.7"212.77 misouth762.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TirumalaSun 6:10 AM47 km29 miles25 nmSouth S
NelloreSun 6:10 AM73 km46 miles40 nmNortheast NE
TiruvallurSun 6:10 AM115 km71 miles62 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VelloreSun 6:10 AM131 km82 miles71 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanchipuramSun 6:10 AM142 km88 miles77 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ChennaiSun 6:10 AM143 km89 miles77 nmSoutheast SE
Maraimalai NagarSun 6:10 AM157 km97 miles85 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThiruvannaamalaiSun 6:10 AM209 km130 miles113 nmSouth S
AnantapurSun 6:10 AM209 km130 miles113 nmWest-northwest WNW
KrishnagiriSun 6:10 AM214 km133 miles115 nmSouthwest SW

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