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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 4:24:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 04:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 20' North, Longitude: 81° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.80 meters/second, 1601.3 km/hour, 995.0 miles/hour or 864.6 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"994.86 miWest0° 09' 58.1"11.42 miNorth994.72 mi
24 hours11° 10' 41.7"765.07 miEast3° 45' 18.2"258.09 miNorth803.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrincomaleeTue 9:54 AM32 km20 miles17 nmNortheast NE
KurunegalaTue 9:54 AM122 km76 miles66 nmSouthwest SW
KandyTue 9:54 AM125 km78 miles67 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KalmunaiTue 9:54 AM131 km81 miles71 nmSoutheast SE
JaffnaTue 9:54 AM188 km117 miles101 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 9:54 AM205 km127 miles110 nmSouthwest SW
ColomboTue 9:54 AM205 km127 miles111 nmSouthwest SW
MaduraiTue 9:54 AM370 km230 miles200 nmWest-northwest WNW
TheniTue 9:54 AM436 km271 miles235 nmWest-northwest WNW
ThiruvananthapuramTue 9:54 AM454 km282 miles245 nmWest W

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