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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 3:02:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 19%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, April 30, 2016 at 3:30 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 6, 2016 at 7:31 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 03:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 28' South, Longitude: 85° 15' East

The ground speed is currently 446.53 meters/second, 1607.5 kilometres/hour, 998.9 miles/hour or 868.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.65 miWest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 miNorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 27' 54.8"998.75 miWest0° 11' 15.9"12.90 miNorth998.93 mi
24 hours12° 58' 09.7"895.47 miEast4° 36' 57.8"317.16 miNorth951.12 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 8:32 AM1288 km800 miles696 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboTue 8:32 AM1296 km805 miles700 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaTue 9:02 AM1485 km923 miles802 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleTue 8:02 AM1555 km966 miles840 nmWest-northwest WNW
ThiruvananthapuramTue 8:32 AM1612 km1002 miles870 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiTue 8:32 AM1678 km1043 miles906 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MedanTue 10:02 AM1685 km1047 miles910 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengkuluTue 10:02 AM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmEast E
ChennaiTue 8:32 AM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurTue 11:02 AM1971 km1225 miles1064 nmEast-northeast ENE

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