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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 = Monday, April 8, 2013 at 5:14:00 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: 5%

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 05:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 55' North, Longitude: 76° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.14 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"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.9"1004.62 miWest0° 11' 22.9"13.03 miNorth1004.67 mi
24 hours11° 19' 55.9"783.76 miEast4° 27' 44.1"306.60 miNorth840.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addu CityMon 10:14 AM388 km241 miles210 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleMon 10:14 AM472 km293 miles255 nmNorthwest NW
KulhudhuffushiMon 10:14 AM723 km449 miles390 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 10:44 AM777 km483 miles419 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboMon 10:44 AM777 km483 miles420 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramMon 10:44 AM843 km524 miles455 nmNorth N
KandyMon 10:44 AM858 km533 miles463 nmNortheast NE
KalmunaiMon 10:44 AM950 km590 miles513 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaMon 11:14 AM1003 km623 miles542 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaduraiMon 10:44 AM1018 km633 miles550 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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