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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: 59%

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 Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 00:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 53' South, Longitude: 73° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.74 meters/second, 1611.9 km/hour, 1001.6 miles/hour or 870.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 29' 11.2"1001.50 miwest0° 11' 24.1"13.06 minorth1001.64 mi
24 hours12° 10' 48.1"842.05 mieast4° 31' 12.8"310.58 minorth897.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addu CityThu 5:28 AM136 km84 miles73 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaThu 6:28 AM613 km381 miles331 nmSouth S
MaleThu 5:28 AM669 km416 miles361 nmNorth N
KulhudhuffushiThu 5:28 AM941 km585 miles508 nmNorth N
ColomboThu 5:58 AM1208 km751 miles652 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 5:58 AM1209 km751 miles653 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 5:58 AM1213 km754 miles655 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaduraiThu 5:58 AM1405 km873 miles758 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BengaluruThu 5:58 AM1705 km1059 miles921 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChennaiThu 5:58 AM1820 km1131 miles983 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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