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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: 74%
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 Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 22:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 02' South
Longitude: 79° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.15 meters/second, 1609.7 km/hour, 1000.2 miles/hour or 869.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 29' 43.2"1000.25 miwest0° 11' 45.1"13.46 minorth1000.45 mi
24 hours11° 51' 35.2"818.38 mieast4° 40' 58.4"321.78 minorth880.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addu CityFri 3:50 AM777 km483 miles419 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaFri 4:50 AM842 km523 miles455 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleFri 3:50 AM1111 km690 miles600 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 4:20 AM1210 km752 miles653 nmNorth N
ColomboFri 4:20 AM1213 km753 miles655 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramFri 4:20 AM1410 km876 miles761 nmNorth N
MaduraiFri 4:20 AM1548 km962 miles836 nmNorth N
BangaloreFri 4:20 AM1890 km1174 miles1020 nmNorth N
ChennaiFri 4:20 AM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmNorth N
PuneFri 4:20 AM2563 km1593 miles1384 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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