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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 Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 04:04:00 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: 8%

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 Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 04:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 17' North, Longitude: 85° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.86 meters/second, 1601.5 km/hour, 995.1 miles/hour or 864.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.58 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 32' 10.1"995.01 miwest0° 09' 59.0"11.43 minorth994.86 mi
24 hours11° 10' 36.3"765.07 mieast3° 45' 43.7"258.57 minorth803.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KalmunaiTue 9:34 AM461 km286 miles249 nmWest-southwest WSW
TrincomaleeTue 9:34 AM517 km321 miles279 nmWest W
KandyTue 9:34 AM593 km368 miles320 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 9:34 AM680 km422 miles367 nmWest-southwest WSW
ColomboTue 9:34 AM684 km425 miles370 nmWest-southwest WSW
ChennaiTue 9:34 AM814 km506 miles440 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiTue 9:34 AM876 km544 miles473 nmWest-northwest WNW
ThiruvananthapuramTue 9:34 AM988 km614 miles533 nmWest W
BengaluruTue 9:34 AM1051 km653 miles567 nmWest-northwest WNW
VisakhapatnamTue 9:34 AM1081 km672 miles584 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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