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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 00:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 44' North
Longitude: 78° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.83 meters/second, 1612.2 km/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 52.9"1001.77 miwest0° 11' 04.6"12.68 minorth1001.77 mi
24 hours11° 58' 51.3"827.84 mieast4° 16' 52.0"294.19 minorth876.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 6:28 AM502 km312 miles271 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 6:28 AM503 km313 miles272 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaleFri 5:58 AM531 km330 miles287 nmWest-northwest WNW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 6:28 AM649 km404 miles351 nmNorth N
KalmunaiFri 6:28 AM664 km413 miles359 nmNortheast NE
Addu CityFri 5:58 AM667 km415 miles360 nmSouthwest SW
KulhudhuffushiFri 5:58 AM702 km436 miles379 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiFri 6:28 AM794 km493 miles429 nmNorth N
BangaloreFri 6:28 AM1133 km704 miles612 nmNorth N
ChennaiFri 6:28 AM1170 km727 miles632 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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