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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: 3%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:46 AM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, March 30, 2014 at 6:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 29' South, Longitude: 63° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.34 meters/second, 1610.4 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 28' 13.5"1000.60 miwest0° 11' 44.3"13.44 minorth1000.73 mi
24 hours12° 38' 16.7"873.89 mieast4° 39' 56.6"320.57 minorth930.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSat 10:30 AM972 km604 miles525 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaSat 12:30 PM1171 km728 miles632 nmSoutheast SE
MaleSat 11:30 AM1266 km787 miles684 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:00 Noon1846 km1147 miles997 nmNortheast NE
ColomboSat 12:00 Noon2030 km1262 miles1096 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:00 Noon2034 km1264 miles1098 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiSat 12:00 Noon2043 km1269 miles1103 nmNortheast NE
MogadishuSat 9:30 AM2072 km1287 miles1119 nmWest W
Port LouisSat 10:30 AM2171 km1349 miles1172 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BangaloreSat 12:00 Noon2220 km1379 miles1199 nmNortheast NE

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