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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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 12' South, Longitude: 69° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.65 meters/second, 1521.5 km/hour, 945.4 miles/hour or 821.6 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' 01.6"945.26 miwest0° 05' 45.9"6.61 minorth945.54 mi
24 hours14° 33' 11.3"956.38 mieast2° 52' 50.3"198.10 minorth984.00 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 12:26 AM1249 km776 miles674 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisSun 10:26 PM1261 km784 miles681 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisSun 10:26 PM1484 km922 miles801 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSun 10:26 PM2130 km1323 miles1150 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSun 9:26 PM2301 km1430 miles1242 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandSun 11:26 PM2315 km1439 miles1250 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaleSun 11:26 PM2518 km1565 miles1360 nmNorth N
MoroniSun 9:26 PM2886 km1793 miles1558 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 11:56 PM3010 km1870 miles1625 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MogadishuSun 9:26 PM3453 km2145 miles1864 nmNorthwest NW
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