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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 00:00:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 73%

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 Friday, June 28, 2013 at 00:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 48' South, Longitude: 62° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.31 meters/second, 1610.3 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 29' 47.5"1000.53 miwest0° 11' 45.4"13.46 minorth1000.73 mi
24 hours11° 50' 10.9"816.93 mieast4° 40' 44.8"321.50 minorth879.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 4:00 AM802 km498 miles433 nmWest W
Diego GarciaFri 6:00 AM1152 km716 miles622 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaleFri 5:00 AM1498 km931 miles809 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisFri 4:00 AM1893 km1177 miles1022 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuFri 3:00 AM2030 km1261 miles1096 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisFri 4:00 AM2042 km1269 miles1103 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 5:30 AM2093 km1300 miles1130 nmNortheast NE
ColomboFri 5:30 AM2253 km1400 miles1216 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 5:30 AM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiFri 5:30 AM2292 km1424 miles1238 nmNortheast NE
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