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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: 63%

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 23:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 41' North, Longitude: 88° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.86 meters/second, 1615.9 km/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.1"1004.00 miwest0° 11' 33.3"13.23 minorth1004.07 mi
24 hours11° 27' 44.2"792.80 mieast4° 29' 58.9"309.17 minorth849.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehSat 6:00 AM887 km551 miles479 nmNortheast NE
MedanSat 6:00 AM1125 km699 miles607 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 4:30 AM1218 km757 miles658 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboSat 4:30 AM1225 km761 miles661 nmNorthwest NW
Kuala LumpurSat 7:00 AM1441 km895 miles778 nmEast E
BengkuluSat 6:00 AM1558 km968 miles841 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaduraiSat 4:30 AM1578 km981 miles852 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 4:30 AM1590 km988 miles859 nmWest-northwest WNW
SingaporeSat 7:00 AM1656 km1029 miles894 nmEast E
ChennaiSat 4:30 AM1674 km1040 miles904 nmNorthwest NW
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