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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 04:48:00 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 04:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 24' North, Longitude: 75° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.72 meters/second, 1601.0 km/hour, 994.8 miles/hour or 864.5 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' 09.8"994.69 miwest0° 09' 57.0"11.40 minorth994.54 mi
24 hours11° 10' 48.0"765.06 mieast3° 44' 47.6"257.50 minorth803.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KollamTue 10:18 AM156 km97 miles84 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlappuzhaTue 10:18 AM170 km105 miles92 nmNortheast NE
TiruvallaTue 10:18 AM181 km113 miles98 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramTue 10:18 AM187 km116 miles101 nmEast E
KottayamTue 10:18 AM191 km119 miles103 nmNortheast NE
PathanamthittaTue 10:18 AM194 km120 miles104 nmEast-northeast ENE
KochiTue 10:18 AM208 km129 miles112 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CourtallamTue 10:18 AM229 km143 miles124 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThodupuzhaTue 10:18 AM230 km143 miles124 nmNortheast NE
TenkasiTue 10:18 AM235 km146 miles127 nmEast-northeast ENE
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