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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: 73%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, March 16, 2014 at 5:09 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:46 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 22:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 58' South, Longitude: 79° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.17 meters/second, 1530.6 km/hour, 951.1 miles/hour or 826.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"15.85 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 26' 59.1"950.81 miwest0° 03' 38.8"4.18 misouth950.66 mi
24 hours13° 23' 59.5"881.76 mieast0° 57' 10.6"65.54 misouth881.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 4:56 AM1379 km857 miles745 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandSat 3:56 AM2202 km1368 miles1189 nmSouth S
Port LouisSat 2:56 AM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 2:56 AM2497 km1552 miles1348 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleSat 3:56 AM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 4:26 AM2751 km1709 miles1485 nmNorth N
VictoriaSat 2:56 AM2963 km1841 miles1600 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaSat 5:56 AM3287 km2042 miles1775 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntananarivoSat 1:56 AM3329 km2068 miles1797 nmWest W
Kuala LumpurSat 6:56 AM3409 km2118 miles1841 nmNortheast NE

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