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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: 98%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, July 16, 2013 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:16 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 13' South
Longitude: 71° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.61 meters/second, 1521.4 km/hour, 945.3 miles/hour or 821.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.76 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 minorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 23' 01.1"945.16 miwest0° 05' 44.5"6.58 minorth945.45 mi
24 hours14° 33' 24.6"956.54 mieast2° 52' 21.5"197.55 minorth984.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 12:16 AM1207 km750 miles652 nmNorth N
Port LouisSun 10:16 PM1510 km938 miles815 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSun 10:16 PM1731 km1075 miles935 nmWest-southwest WSW
Amsterdam IslandSun 11:16 PM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VictoriaSun 10:16 PM2323 km1443 miles1254 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSun 11:16 PM2485 km1544 miles1342 nmNorth N
AntananarivoSun 9:16 PM2553 km1587 miles1379 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 11:46 PM2920 km1814 miles1577 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniSun 9:16 PM3136 km1948 miles1693 nmWest W
Port-aux-FrancaisSun 11:16 PM3456 km2147 miles1866 nmSouth S
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