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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: 62%

Previous phaseFull MoonSaturday, July 12, 2014 at 11:25 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, July 19, 2014 at 2:09 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, July 18, 2014 at 00:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 40' North, Longitude: 65° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.94 meters/second, 1605.4 km/hour, 997.5 miles/hour or 866.8 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"0.20 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 29' 26.5"997.51 miwest0° 10' 42.7"12.27 minorth997.43 mi
24 hours12° 09' 00.8"836.40 mieast4° 02' 53.1"278.21 minorth878.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KulhudhuffushiFri 5:38 AM895 km556 miles483 nmEast E
MaleFri 5:38 AM953 km592 miles515 nmEast E
ThiruvananthapuramFri 6:08 AM1352 km840 miles730 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiFri 6:08 AM1516 km942 miles819 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaFri 4:38 AM1559 km969 miles842 nmSouthwest SW
BangaloreFri 6:08 AM1594 km990 miles861 nmEast-northeast ENE
ColomboFri 6:08 AM1646 km1023 miles889 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 6:08 AM1651 km1026 miles892 nmEast E
Diego GarciaFri 6:38 AM1654 km1028 miles893 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MumbaiFri 6:08 AM1696 km1054 miles916 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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