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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: 80%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, June 13, 2014 at 4:12 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:39 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 16, 2014 at 22:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 54' South, Longitude: 71° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.64 meters/second, 1579.1 km/hour, 981.2 miles/hour or 852.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.35 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 26' 37.6"981.08 miwest0° 09' 54.9"11.36 minorth981.42 mi
24 hours13° 04' 28.3"888.09 mieast4° 12' 16.3"288.95 minorth939.10 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 4:48 AM404 km251 miles218 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaleTue 3:48 AM1680 km1044 miles907 nmNorth N
Port LouisTue 2:48 AM1830 km1137 miles988 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaTue 2:48 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisTue 2:48 AM2053 km1276 miles1109 nmSouthwest SW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 4:18 AM2170 km1349 miles1172 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboTue 4:18 AM2171 km1349 miles1172 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramTue 4:18 AM2225 km1382 miles1201 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaduraiTue 4:18 AM2411 km1498 miles1302 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BangaloreTue 4:18 AM2720 km1690 miles1469 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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