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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 6:39 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, June 27, 2014 at 8:09 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° 19' 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' 05.3"12.70 minorth1001.76 mi
24 hours11° 59' 00.2"828.02 mieast4° 17' 17.5"294.65 minorth876.81 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 AM655 km407 miles354 nmNorthwest NW
KandyFri 5:58 AM731 km454 miles395 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 5:58 AM761 km473 miles411 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboFri 5:58 AM768 km477 miles414 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 5:58 AM1131 km703 miles611 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiFri 5:58 AM1132 km703 miles611 nmNorthwest NW
ChennaiFri 5:58 AM1281 km796 miles692 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleFri 5:28 AM1323 km822 miles715 nmWest W
BangaloreFri 5:58 AM1426 km886 miles770 nmNorthwest NW
MedanFri 7:28 AM1488 km924 miles803 nmEast E

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