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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: 47%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:40 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, June 27, 2014 at 8:10 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 20, 2014 at 00:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 39' North, Longitude: 85° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.86 meters/second, 1612.3 km/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 52.3"1001.76 miwest0° 11' 05.4"12.70 minorth1001.77 mi
24 hours11° 59' 00.4"828.03 mieast4° 17' 18.5"294.67 minorth876.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KalmunaiFri 5:58 AM673 km418 miles364 nmNorthwest NW
KandyFri 5:58 AM753 km468 miles406 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 5:58 AM785 km488 miles424 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboFri 5:58 AM792 km492 miles427 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiFri 5:58 AM1154 km717 miles623 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 5:58 AM1156 km718 miles624 nmNorthwest NW
ChennaiFri 5:58 AM1295 km804 miles699 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleFri 5:28 AM1353 km841 miles731 nmWest W
BengaluruFri 5:58 AM1445 km898 miles780 nmNorthwest NW
MedanFri 7:28 AM1458 km906 miles787 nmEast E

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