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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: 87%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:16 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, July 29, 2013 at 5:44 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 21:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 39' South, Longitude: 86° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.94 meters/second, 1612.6 km/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.70 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 28.1"1002.02 miwest0° 11' 59.8"13.74 minorth1002.16 mi
24 hours12° 00' 04.5"829.85 mieast4° 43' 14.9"324.38 minorth891.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 2:30 AM1186 km737 miles640 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboFri 2:30 AM1192 km741 miles644 nmNorthwest NW
MedanFri 4:00 AM1486 km923 miles802 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 2:30 AM1535 km954 miles829 nmNorthwest NW
MaleFri 2:00 AM1570 km976 miles848 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaduraiFri 2:30 AM1573 km978 miles850 nmNorthwest NW
Diego GarciaFri 3:00 AM1671 km1038 miles902 nmWest-southwest WSW
ChennaiFri 2:30 AM1764 km1096 miles952 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BengkuluFri 4:00 AM1782 km1107 miles962 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurFri 5:00 AM1785 km1109 miles964 nmEast-northeast ENE

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