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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 Monday, May 19, 2014 at 23:48:00 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: 68%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:17 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:01 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° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.93 meters/second, 1565.7 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"972.76 miwest0° 08' 32.4"9.78 minorth973.09 mi
24 hours13° 03' 05.4"878.87 mieast3° 44' 20.8"257.01 minorth921.52 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 AM702 km436 miles379 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleTue 4:48 AM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmNorth N
Port LouisTue 3:48 AM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisTue 3:48 AM2223 km1381 miles1200 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 5:18 AM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboTue 5:18 AM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaTue 3:48 AM2328 km1446 miles1257 nmWest-northwest WNW
ThiruvananthapuramTue 5:18 AM2415 km1501 miles1304 nmNorth N
MaduraiTue 5:18 AM2586 km1607 miles1397 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandTue 4:48 AM2736 km1700 miles1477 nmSouth S

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