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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 phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:34 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:55 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 19:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 14' South, Longitude: 73° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.73 meters/second, 1511.0 km/hour, 938.9 miles/hour or 815.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.65 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 22' 16.5"938.64 miwest0° 04' 13.0"4.84 minorth938.85 mi
24 hours14° 50' 22.7"969.22 mieast2° 18' 58.2"159.29 minorth988.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 1:26 AM1328 km825 miles717 nmNorth N
Port LouisSun 11:26 PM1729 km1075 miles934 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSun 11:26 PM1945 km1208 miles1050 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandMon 12:26 AM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmSouth S
VictoriaSun 11:26 PM2580 km1603 miles1393 nmNorthwest NW
MaleMon 12:26 AM2590 km1609 miles1399 nmNorth N
AntananarivoSun 10:26 PM2782 km1728 miles1502 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:56 AM2962 km1841 miles1599 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-aux-FrancaisMon 12:26 AM3358 km2086 miles1813 nmSouth S
MoroniSun 10:26 PM3394 km2109 miles1833 nmWest W

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