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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 4:38 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 06:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 33' North, Longitude: 73° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.22 meters/second, 1610.0 km/hour, 1000.4 miles/hour or 869.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.67 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.8"1000.30 miwest0° 10' 47.2"12.35 minorth1000.22 mi
24 hours11° 17' 54.2"777.86 mieast4° 07' 34.1"283.55 minorth824.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KulhudhuffushiTue 11:14 AM118 km73 miles64 nmNorth N
MaleTue 11:14 AM161 km100 miles87 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThiruvananthapuramTue 11:44 AM541 km336 miles292 nmNortheast NE
KochiTue 11:44 AM606 km377 miles327 nmNortheast NE
Addu CityTue 11:14 AM690 km428 miles372 nmSouth S
MaduraiTue 11:44 AM739 km459 miles399 nmNortheast NE
ColomboTue 11:44 AM770 km478 miles416 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 11:44 AM775 km481 miles418 nmEast-northeast ENE
MangaluruTue 11:44 AM832 km517 miles449 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KandyTue 11:44 AM862 km535 miles465 nmEast-northeast ENE

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