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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 05:48:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 29' ||North|
|Longitude: ||79° 04' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.27 meters/second, 1610.2 km/hour, 1000.5 miles/hour or 869.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 31.7"||16.68 mi||west||0° 00' 10.7"||0.21 mi||north||16.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 45.7"||1000.49 mi||west||0° 10' 48.1"||12.37 mi||north||1000.42 mi|
|24 hours||11° 17' 52.8"||777.99 mi||east||4° 08' 00.2"||284.07 mi||north||825.07 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Galle||Tue 11:18 AM||141 km||88 miles||76 nm|| ENE|
|Colombo||Tue 11:18 AM||182 km||113 miles||98 nm|| NNE|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Tue 11:18 AM||182 km||113 miles||98 nm|| NNE|
|Kalmunai||Tue 11:18 AM||373 km||232 miles||201 nm|| NE|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Tue 11:18 AM||408 km||254 miles||220 nm|| NW|
|Trincomalee||Tue 11:18 AM||417 km||259 miles||225 nm|| NE|
|Madurai||Tue 11:18 AM||502 km||312 miles||271 nm|| NNW|
|Theni||Tue 11:18 AM||532 km||331 miles||287 nm|| NNW|
|Kochi||Tue 11:18 AM||585 km||364 miles||316 nm|| NNW|
|Male||Tue 10:48 AM||633 km||394 miles||342 nm|| WSW|
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