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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: 83%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:33 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:54 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 22:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 47' South, Longitude: 76° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.13 meters/second, 1591.7 km/hour, 989.0 miles/hour or 859.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.48 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 27' 58.5"988.99 miwest0° 11' 15.2"12.89 minorth989.32 mi
24 hours12° 28' 09.4"852.48 mieast4° 37' 17.1"317.59 minorth913.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaThu 4:10 AM474 km295 miles256 nmWest-northwest WNW
Addu CityThu 3:10 AM969 km602 miles523 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleThu 3:10 AM1470 km913 miles794 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 3:40 AM1775 km1103 miles958 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboThu 3:40 AM1777 km1104 miles959 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 3:40 AM1912 km1188 miles1033 nmNorth N
MaduraiThu 3:40 AM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmNorth N
VictoriaThu 2:10 AM2368 km1471 miles1278 nmWest W
Port LouisThu 2:10 AM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmSouthwest SW
BangaloreThu 3:40 AM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmNorth N
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