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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 Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 18:16:00 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: 98%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, July 16, 2013 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 13' South, Longitude: 71° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.60 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
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.76 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 minorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 23' 01.1"945.09 miwest0° 05' 44.4"6.58 minorth945.37 mi
24 hours14° 33' 26.0"956.49 mieast2° 52' 18.1"197.48 minorth983.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sun 10:16 PM916 km569 miles494 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaMon 12:16 AM1206 km749 miles651 nmNorth N
Port LouisSun 10:16 PM1538 km956 miles830 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSun 10:16 PM1758 km1093 miles949 nmWest-southwest WSW
Amsterdam IslandSun 11:16 PM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VictoriaSun 10:16 PM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSun 11:16 PM2483 km1543 miles1341 nmNorth N
AntananarivoSun 9:16 PM2581 km1604 miles1394 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 11:46 PM2911 km1809 miles1572 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniSun 9:16 PM3169 km1969 miles1711 nmWest W

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