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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: 68%

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 Monday, May 19, 2014 at 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 14' South, Longitude: 74° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.93 meters/second, 1565.8 km/hour, 972.9 miles/hour or 845.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.21 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 26' 46.1"972.77 miwest0° 08' 32.4"9.79 minorth973.10 mi
24 hours13° 03' 04.0"878.85 mieast3° 44' 22.7"257.04 minorth921.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaTue 5:48 AM691 km430 miles373 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleTue 4:48 AM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmNorth N
Port LouisTue 3:48 AM1969 km1223 miles1063 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisTue 3:48 AM2196 km1365 miles1186 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaTue 3:48 AM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 5:18 AM2303 km1431 miles1244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboTue 5:18 AM2305 km1432 miles1245 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramTue 5:18 AM2418 km1503 miles1306 nmNorth N
MaduraiTue 5:18 AM2590 km1610 miles1399 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandTue 4:48 AM2739 km1702 miles1479 nmSouth S

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