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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 Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 19:44:00 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 phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:17 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, July 29, 2013 at 5:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 14' South, Longitude: 79° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.95 meters/second, 1576.6 km/hour, 979.7 miles/hour or 851.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.33 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.7"979.53 miwest0° 10' 44.6"12.31 minorth979.91 mi
24 hours13° 10' 35.5"894.03 mieast4° 31' 45.7"311.28 minorth952.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaWed 1:44 AM870 km540 miles470 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleWed 12:44 AM1820 km1131 miles983 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 1:14 AM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmNorth N
ColomboWed 1:14 AM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramWed 1:14 AM2197 km1365 miles1186 nmNorth N
MaduraiWed 1:14 AM2342 km1455 miles1264 nmNorth N
Port LouisTue 11:44 PM2534 km1574 miles1368 nmWest-southwest WSW
BengaluruWed 1:14 AM2683 km1667 miles1448 nmNorth N
VictoriaTue 11:44 PM2727 km1694 miles1472 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisTue 11:44 PM2761 km1716 miles1491 nmWest-southwest WSW

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