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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 04:14:00 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: 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 04:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 18' North, Longitude: 83° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.83 meters/second, 1601.4 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.58 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 32' 10.0"994.94 miwest0° 09' 58.6"11.43 minorth994.79 mi
24 hours11° 10' 39.0"765.07 mieast3° 45' 31.0"258.33 minorth803.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KalmunaiTue 9:44 AM208 km130 miles113 nmWest-southwest WSW
TrincomaleeTue 9:44 AM251 km156 miles135 nmWest W
KandyTue 9:44 AM335 km208 miles181 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 9:44 AM425 km264 miles229 nmWest-southwest WSW
ColomboTue 9:44 AM429 km266 miles232 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaduraiTue 9:44 AM617 km384 miles333 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChennaiTue 9:44 AM635 km394 miles343 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ThiruvananthapuramTue 9:44 AM721 km448 miles389 nmWest W
BengaluruTue 9:44 AM829 km515 miles448 nmNorthwest NW
AnantapurTue 9:44 AM955 km593 miles516 nmNorthwest NW
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