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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: 6%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:38 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 04:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 41' North, Longitude: 93° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.15 meters/second, 1616.9 km/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.7"1004.65 miwest0° 11' 23.7"13.05 minorth1004.71 mi
24 hours11° 20' 13.0"784.13 mieast4° 28' 21.7"307.32 minorth841.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehMon 11:04 AM588 km366 miles318 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedanMon 11:04 AM689 km428 miles372 nmEast-northeast ENE
IpohMon 12:04 PM982 km610 miles530 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurMon 12:04 PM985 km612 miles532 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengkuluMon 11:04 AM1125 km699 miles607 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeMon 12:04 PM1189 km739 miles642 nmEast E
PalembangMon 11:04 AM1350 km839 miles729 nmEast-southeast ESE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 9:34 AM1625 km1010 miles877 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboMon 9:34 AM1631 km1014 miles881 nmWest-northwest WNW
BangkokMon 11:04 AM1651 km1026 miles892 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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