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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: 40%
Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, August 6, 2013 at 9:51 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:57 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 11:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 37' South
Longitude: 74° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.18 meters/second, 1559.4 km/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.15 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 28' 23.2"968.81 miwest0° 07' 57.9"9.13 misouth968.56 mi
24 hours12° 58' 40.0"868.75 mieast2° 47' 52.8"192.41 misouth884.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaTue 5:56 PM851 km529 miles460 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisTue 3:56 PM1949 km1211 miles1053 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleTue 4:56 PM2084 km1295 miles1126 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisTue 3:56 PM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaTue 3:56 PM2404 km1494 miles1298 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 5:26 PM2442 km1517 miles1318 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboTue 5:26 PM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramTue 5:26 PM2567 km1595 miles1386 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandTue 4:56 PM2581 km1604 miles1394 nmSouth S
AntananarivoTue 2:56 PM2957 km1838 miles1597 nmWest-southwest WSW
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