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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: 4%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, January 24, 2014 at 5:19 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:39 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 05:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 49' South, Longitude: 78° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.58 meters/second, 1524.9 km/hour, 947.5 miles/hour or 823.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.79 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 23' 03.2"947.29 miwest0° 05' 10.7"5.94 minorth947.53 mi
24 hours14° 39' 24.9"965.23 mieast2° 39' 25.0"182.70 minorth989.07 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 11:14 AM1347 km837 miles727 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandWed 10:14 AM2217 km1377 miles1197 nmSouth S
Port LouisWed 9:14 AM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmWest W
Saint-DenisWed 9:14 AM2466 km1532 miles1332 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleWed 10:14 AM2499 km1553 miles1350 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 10:44 AM2736 km1700 miles1477 nmNorth N
VictoriaWed 9:14 AM2925 km1817 miles1579 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoWed 8:14 AM3296 km2048 miles1780 nmWest W
JakartaWed 12:14 PM3314 km2059 miles1790 nmEast-northeast ENE
BangaloreWed 10:44 AM3408 km2118 miles1840 nmNorth N

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