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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: 78%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:16 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:59 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 22:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 18' South, Longitude: 75° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.22 meters/second, 1541.6 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' 25.4"15.97 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 25' 30.7"957.77 miwest0° 06' 13.1"7.13 minorth958.05 mi
24 hours13° 34' 15.5"901.08 mieast2° 56' 16.0"202.00 minorth929.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 4:48 AM1044 km649 miles564 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisMon 2:48 AM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisMon 2:48 AM2162 km1344 miles1168 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleMon 3:48 AM2275 km1414 miles1228 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandMon 3:48 AM2391 km1486 miles1291 nmSouth S
VictoriaMon 2:48 AM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 4:18 AM2613 km1624 miles1411 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboMon 4:18 AM2616 km1625 miles1412 nmNorth N
AntananarivoMon 1:48 AM2969 km1845 miles1603 nmWest W
BangaloreMon 4:18 AM3247 km2018 miles1753 nmNorth N
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