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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:39 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, February 6, 2014 at 7:22 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 13' South, Longitude: 86° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.46 meters/second, 1574.8 km/hour, 978.6 miles/hour or 850.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.31 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 25' 11.3"978.42 miwest0° 10' 27.2"11.98 minorth978.79 mi
24 hours13° 38' 38.9"925.80 mieast4° 27' 10.6"306.03 minorth980.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 12:40 PM1653 km1027 miles893 nmWest-northwest WNW
BengkuluFri 1:40 PM1877 km1166 miles1014 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:10 PM2148 km1334 miles1160 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboFri 12:10 PM2153 km1338 miles1162 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaFri 1:40 PM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleFri 11:40 AM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmNorthwest NW
Kuala LumpurFri 2:40 PM2277 km1415 miles1229 nmNortheast NE
BandungFri 1:40 PM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmEast E
SingaporeFri 2:40 PM2325 km1445 miles1256 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:10 PM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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