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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 05:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 21' North, Longitude: 89° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.37 meters/second, 1610.5 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.68 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.7"1000.71 miwest0° 10' 49.6"12.40 minorth1000.64 mi
24 hours11° 17' 50.6"778.11 mieast4° 08' 45.9"284.94 minorth825.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehTue 12:04 PM620 km385 miles335 nmEast E
KalmunaiTue 10:34 AM903 km561 miles488 nmWest-northwest WNW
MedanTue 12:04 PM1012 km629 miles546 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 10:34 AM1099 km683 miles593 nmWest W
ColomboTue 10:34 AM1105 km687 miles597 nmWest W
ChennaiTue 10:34 AM1343 km834 miles725 nmNorthwest NW
Kuala LumpurTue 1:04 PM1352 km840 miles730 nmEast E
MaduraiTue 10:34 AM1377 km855 miles743 nmWest-northwest WNW
YangonTue 11:34 AM1445 km898 miles780 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramTue 10:34 AM1454 km904 miles785 nmWest-northwest WNW
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