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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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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 05:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 28' North, Longitude: 68° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.64 meters/second, 1600.7 km/hour, 994.6 miles/hour or 864.3 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 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 32' 09.5"994.50 miwest0° 09' 55.8"11.37 minorth994.35 mi
24 hours11° 10' 55.1"765.05 mieast3° 44' 14.4"256.87 minorth802.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KulhudhuffushiTue 10:14 AM498 km309 miles269 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaleTue 10:14 AM693 km430 miles374 nmSoutheast SE
MangaluruTue 10:44 AM806 km501 miles435 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramTue 10:44 AM880 km547 miles475 nmEast E
MaduraiTue 10:44 AM1019 km633 miles550 nmEast E
BengaluruTue 10:44 AM1064 km661 miles575 nmEast-northeast ENE
AnantapurTue 10:44 AM1165 km724 miles629 nmNortheast NE
ColomboTue 10:44 AM1216 km755 miles656 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 10:44 AM1222 km759 miles660 nmEast E
PuneTue 10:44 AM1231 km765 miles665 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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