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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 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 24' North, Longitude: 84° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.33 meters/second, 1610.4 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 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"1000.61 miwest0° 10' 48.9"12.39 minorth1000.54 mi
24 hours11° 17' 51.5"778.06 mieast4° 08' 25.2"284.54 minorth825.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KalmunaiTue 10:54 AM405 km252 miles219 nmWest-northwest WNW
KandyTue 10:54 AM514 km319 miles278 nmWest-northwest WNW
TrincomaleeTue 10:54 AM534 km332 miles288 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 10:54 AM573 km356 miles310 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboTue 10:54 AM580 km360 miles313 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaduraiTue 10:54 AM898 km558 miles485 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramTue 10:54 AM941 km585 miles508 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChennaiTue 10:54 AM988 km614 miles534 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BangaloreTue 10:54 AM1160 km721 miles627 nmNorthwest NW
MaleTue 10:24 AM1269 km788 miles685 nmWest W
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