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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 Monday, May 6, 2013 at 03:04:00 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: 15%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 6, 2013 at 03:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 55' North, Longitude: 89° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.47 meters/second, 1614.5 km/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.72 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 09.3"1003.12 miwest0° 10' 52.6"12.46 minorth1003.09 mi
24 hours11° 07' 23.9"767.62 mieast4° 12' 08.4"288.77 minorth817.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehMon 10:04 AM689 km428 miles372 nmEast-northeast ENE
KalmunaiMon 8:34 AM917 km570 miles495 nmWest-northwest WNW
MedanMon 10:04 AM1039 km645 miles561 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 8:34 AM1094 km679 miles590 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboMon 8:34 AM1100 km684 miles594 nmWest-northwest WNW
Kuala LumpurMon 11:04 AM1377 km856 miles744 nmEast E
MaduraiMon 8:34 AM1405 km873 miles759 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChennaiMon 8:34 AM1421 km883 miles767 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramMon 8:34 AM1461 km908 miles789 nmWest-northwest WNW
YangonMon 9:34 AM1606 km998 miles867 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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