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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: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, May 7, 2014 at 3:17 AM
This phaseFull MoonWednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:17 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:01 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 33' South, Longitude: 70° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.24 meters/second, 1541.7 km/hour, 957.9 miles/hour or 832.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.97 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 26' 33.7"957.68 miwest0° 05' 40.0"6.49 misouth957.47 mi
24 hours13° 39' 00.5"905.14 mieast1° 46' 57.8"122.60 misouth909.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaThu 1:16 AM1037 km645 miles560 nmNorth N
Port LouisWed 11:16 PM1447 km899 miles781 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisWed 11:16 PM1673 km1040 miles903 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaWed 11:16 PM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmNorthwest NW
MaleThu 12:16 AM2314 km1438 miles1249 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandThu 12:16 AM2450 km1522 miles1323 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoWed 10:16 PM2467 km1533 miles1332 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:46 AM2785 km1731 miles1504 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniWed 10:16 PM3004 km1867 miles1622 nmWest W
BangaloreThu 12:46 AM3352 km2083 miles1810 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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