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

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 16' South, Longitude: 80° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.72 meters/second, 1604.6 km/hour, 997.0 miles/hour or 866.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 27' 11.0"996.95 miwest0° 11' 54.2"13.63 minorth997.17 mi
24 hours12° 57' 48.2"894.20 mieast4° 47' 46.1"329.54 minorth954.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addu CitySat 11:40 AM950 km590 miles513 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSat 12:40 PM998 km620 miles539 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:10 PM1239 km770 miles669 nmNorth N
ColomboSat 12:10 PM1243 km772 miles671 nmNorth N
MaleSat 11:40 AM1244 km773 miles672 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:10 PM1479 km919 miles799 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiSat 12:10 PM1599 km994 miles863 nmNorth N
ChennaiSat 12:10 PM1921 km1193 miles1037 nmNorth N
BengaluruSat 12:10 PM1942 km1207 miles1049 nmNorth N
Kuala LumpurSat 2:40 PM2455 km1525 miles1326 nmEast-northeast ENE

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