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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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, February 22, 2014 at 5:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:01 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 06:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 58' South, Longitude: 74° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.02 meters/second, 1587.7 km/hour, 986.5 miles/hour or 857.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.44 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.0"986.40 miwest0° 10' 58.6"12.57 minorth986.73 mi
24 hours13° 19' 56.8"910.97 mieast4° 35' 44.9"315.81 minorth968.66 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 12:10 PM318 km198 miles172 nmNorthwest NW
Addu CityFri 11:10 AM935 km581 miles505 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleFri 11:10 AM1460 km907 miles789 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:40 AM1843 km1145 miles995 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 11:40 AM1845 km1146 miles996 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 11:40 AM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmNorth N
MaduraiFri 11:40 AM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmNorth N
VictoriaFri 10:10 AM2190 km1361 miles1183 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisFri 10:10 AM2234 km1388 miles1206 nmSouthwest SW
BangaloreFri 11:40 AM2445 km1520 miles1320 nmNorth N
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