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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: 5%
Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 04:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 43' North
Longitude: 90° 30' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.8"1004.71 miwest0° 11' 23.6"13.05 minorth1004.77 mi
24 hours11° 20' 10.2"784.12 mieast4° 28' 15.9"307.23 minorth841.07 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 11:14 AM757 km470 miles409 nmNortheast NE
MedanMon 11:14 AM963 km598 miles520 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurMon 12:14 PM1274 km792 miles688 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 9:44 AM1358 km844 miles733 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboMon 9:44 AM1364 km848 miles737 nmWest-northwest WNW
BengkuluMon 11:14 AM1401 km870 miles756 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeMon 12:14 PM1488 km924 miles803 nmEast E
PalembangMon 11:14 AM1640 km1019 miles885 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaduraiMon 9:44 AM1707 km1060 miles921 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramMon 9:44 AM1731 km1076 miles935 nmWest-northwest WNW
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