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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 phaseFirst QuarterSunday, June 16, 2013 at 5:24 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:33 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' South, Longitude: 72° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.08 meters/second, 1501.5 km/hour, 933.0 miles/hour or 810.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.55 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 21' 51.5"932.74 miwest0° 00' 25.4"0.49 minorth932.76 mi
24 hours15° 13' 24.2"988.49 mieast0° 52' 36.5"60.32 minorth993.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 12:26 AM1422 km884 miles768 nmNorth N
Port LouisSat 10:26 PM1604 km997 miles866 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 10:26 PM1815 km1128 miles980 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandSat 11:26 PM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VictoriaSat 10:26 PM2552 km1586 miles1378 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSat 9:26 PM2660 km1653 miles1436 nmWest W
MaleSat 11:26 PM2695 km1675 miles1455 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:56 PM3092 km1921 miles1670 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-aux-FrancaisSat 11:26 PM3245 km2016 miles1752 nmSouth S
MoroniSat 9:26 PM3298 km2050 miles1781 nmWest-northwest WNW
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