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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: 99%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:58 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 26, 2013 at 19:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 32' South, Longitude: 73° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.87 meters/second, 1529.5 km/hour, 950.4 miles/hour or 825.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.84 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 misouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 24' 14.8"950.12 miwest0° 06' 26.9"7.39 misouth949.87 mi
24 hours14° 31' 11.8"957.76 mieast1° 59' 20.2"136.80 misouth962.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 1:58 AM1133 km704 miles612 nmNorth N
Port LouisFri 11:58 PM1692 km1052 miles914 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisFri 11:58 PM1914 km1190 miles1034 nmWest-southwest WSW
Amsterdam IslandSat 12:58 AM2284 km1419 miles1233 nmSouth S
MaleSat 12:58 AM2401 km1492 miles1296 nmNorth N
VictoriaFri 11:58 PM2415 km1501 miles1304 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoFri 10:58 PM2731 km1697 miles1475 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 1:28 AM2796 km1738 miles1510 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniFri 10:58 PM3299 km2050 miles1781 nmWest W
BangaloreSat 1:28 AM3406 km2116 miles1839 nmNorth N

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