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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 00:14:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun 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: Moon 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.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 55%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 47' South, Longitude: 83° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.43 meters/second, 1563.9 km/hour, 971.8 miles/hour or 844.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.20 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 27' 45.5"971.63 miwest0° 09' 00.0"10.31 minorth972.00 mi
24 hours12° 33' 44.9"844.01 mieast3° 53' 22.1"267.35 minorth891.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaThu 6:14 AM1386 km861 miles748 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleThu 5:14 AM2260 km1404 miles1220 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 5:44 AM2315 km1439 miles1250 nmNorth N
ColomboThu 5:44 AM2320 km1441 miles1253 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramThu 5:44 AM2562 km1592 miles1383 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaThu 7:14 AM2713 km1686 miles1465 nmEast-northeast ENE
Amsterdam IslandThu 5:14 AM2720 km1690 miles1469 nmSouth S
Kuala LumpurThu 8:14 AM2763 km1717 miles1492 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeThu 8:14 AM2815 km1749 miles1520 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisThu 4:14 AM2832 km1759 miles1529 nmWest-southwest WSW

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