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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: 52%

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 Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 23:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 20' North, Longitude: 87° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.34 meters/second, 1610.4 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.68 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 42.3"1000.58 miwest0° 10' 48.2"12.37 minorth1000.51 mi
24 hours11° 15' 06.2"774.92 mieast4° 06' 58.2"282.86 minorth821.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KalmunaiSun 5:24 AM655 km407 miles354 nmWest-northwest WNW
KandySun 5:24 AM776 km482 miles419 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 5:24 AM842 km523 miles455 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboSun 5:24 AM848 km527 miles458 nmWest-northwest WNW
Banda AcehSun 6:54 AM881 km548 miles476 nmEast E
MaduraiSun 5:24 AM1139 km708 miles615 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChennaiSun 5:24 AM1157 km719 miles625 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramSun 5:24 AM1203 km748 miles650 nmWest-northwest WNW
MedanSun 6:54 AM1270 km789 miles685 nmEast E
BangaloreSun 5:24 AM1368 km850 miles739 nmNorthwest NW
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