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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 Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 22:48:00 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: 89%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, June 13, 2014 at 4:13 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:40 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 22:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 30' South, Longitude: 58° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.77 meters/second, 1554.4 km/hour, 965.8 miles/hour or 839.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.10 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 25' 10.3"965.68 miwest0° 08' 01.3"9.19 minorth966.01 mi
24 hours13° 39' 19.8"914.53 mieast3° 35' 48.6"247.25 minorth953.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisMon 2:48 AM632 km393 miles341 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisMon 2:48 AM766 km476 miles414 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Mon 2:48 AM794 km493 miles429 nmSoutheast SE
VictoriaMon 2:48 AM1135 km705 miles613 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoMon 1:48 AM1245 km774 miles672 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniMon 1:48 AM1655 km1029 miles894 nmWest W
Diego GarciaMon 4:48 AM1738 km1080 miles938 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamMon 1:48 AM2241 km1392 miles1210 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuMon 1:48 AM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmNorthwest NW
DodomaMon 1:48 AM2630 km1634 miles1420 nmWest-northwest WNW
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