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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 00:48:00 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 00:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 42' North, Longitude: 62° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.92 meters/second, 1605.3 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"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 29' 26.7"997.40 miwest0° 10' 42.3"12.26 minorth997.32 mi
24 hours12° 08' 57.8"836.25 mieast4° 02' 41.6"277.97 minorth877.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaleFri 5:48 AM1188 km738 miles642 nmEast E
VictoriaFri 4:48 AM1409 km876 miles761 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 6:18 AM1583 km983 miles855 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiFri 6:18 AM1742 km1082 miles940 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaFri 6:48 AM1787 km1110 miles965 nmSoutheast SE
BengaluruFri 6:18 AM1799 km1118 miles971 nmEast-northeast ENE
MumbaiFri 6:18 AM1820 km1131 miles983 nmNortheast NE
PuneFri 6:18 AM1851 km1150 miles1000 nmNortheast NE
ColomboFri 6:18 AM1882 km1169 miles1016 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 6:18 AM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmEast E
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