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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: 73%

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 23:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 58' South, Longitude: 74° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.20 meters/second, 1609.9 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 29' 44.4"1000.28 miwest0° 11' 45.2"13.46 minorth1000.49 mi
24 hours11° 51' 10.6"817.92 mieast4° 40' 54.6"321.68 minorth880.21 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 4:10 AM391 km243 miles211 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaFri 5:10 AM434 km270 miles235 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleFri 4:10 AM906 km563 miles489 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 4:40 AM1346 km836 miles727 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 4:40 AM1346 km836 miles727 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 4:40 AM1407 km874 miles760 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaduraiFri 4:40 AM1589 km987 miles858 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BangaloreFri 4:40 AM1905 km1183 miles1028 nmNorth N
ChennaiFri 4:40 AM1993 km1238 miles1076 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaFri 3:10 AM2109 km1310 miles1139 nmWest W

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