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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, March 21, 2014 at 22:56:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 73%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, March 16, 2014 at 5:10 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:47 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° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.18 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' 59.2"950.82 miwest0° 03' 39.0"4.18 misouth950.66 mi
24 hours13° 23' 58.6"881.75 mieast0° 57' 13.5"65.60 misouth881.77 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 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandSat 3:56 AM2204 km1370 miles1190 nmSouth S
Port LouisSat 2:56 AM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 2:56 AM2525 km1569 miles1364 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleSat 3:56 AM2531 km1573 miles1367 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 4:26 AM2750 km1709 miles1485 nmNorth N
VictoriaSat 2:56 AM2989 km1857 miles1614 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaSat 5:56 AM3260 km2026 miles1760 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntananarivoSat 1:56 AM3357 km2086 miles1813 nmWest W
Kuala LumpurSat 6:56 AM3388 km2105 miles1829 nmNortheast NE

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