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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, July 18, 2014 at 00:28:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 62%

Previous phaseFull MoonSaturday, July 12, 2014 at 11:26 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, July 19, 2014 at 2:10 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, July 18, 2014 at 00:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 38' North, Longitude: 67° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.96 meters/second, 1605.5 km/hour, 997.6 miles/hour or 866.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.21 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 29' 26.2"997.49 miwest0° 10' 43.2"12.28 minorth997.41 mi
24 hours12° 09' 04.4"836.46 mieast4° 03' 07.6"278.46 minorth878.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KulhudhuffushiFri 5:28 AM601 km373 miles325 nmEast E
MaleFri 5:28 AM661 km411 miles357 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addu CityFri 5:28 AM921 km572 miles497 nmSoutheast SE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 5:58 AM1067 km663 miles576 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiFri 5:58 AM1239 km770 miles669 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengaluruFri 5:58 AM1350 km839 miles729 nmNortheast NE
ColomboFri 5:58 AM1350 km839 miles729 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 5:58 AM1356 km842 miles732 nmEast E
Diego GarciaFri 6:28 AM1525 km948 miles824 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PuneFri 5:58 AM1573 km977 miles849 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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