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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 03:24:00 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: 14%

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 03:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 58' North, Longitude: 84° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.44 meters/second, 1614.4 km/hour, 1003.1 miles/hour or 871.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.72 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 09.4"1003.05 miwest0° 10' 52.0"12.45 minorth1003.02 mi
24 hours11° 07' 23.4"767.56 mieast4° 11' 51.6"288.45 minorth817.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KalmunaiMon 8:54 AM482 km299 miles260 nmNorthwest NW
KandyMon 8:54 AM563 km350 miles304 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 8:54 AM600 km373 miles324 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboMon 8:54 AM607 km377 miles327 nmWest-northwest WNW
TrincomaleeMon 8:54 AM623 km387 miles337 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiMon 8:54 AM963 km598 miles520 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramMon 8:54 AM973 km604 miles525 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChennaiMon 8:54 AM1109 km689 miles599 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleMon 8:24 AM1219 km757 miles658 nmWest W
BengaluruMon 8:54 AM1253 km779 miles677 nmNorthwest NW
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