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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: 3%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:15 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 04:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 08' North, Longitude: 88° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.41 meters/second, 1581.9 km/hour, 982.9 miles/hour or 854.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.38 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 31' 53.6"982.82 miwest0° 08' 40.3"9.94 minorth982.61 mi
24 hours11° 19' 07.9"765.57 mieast3° 09' 56.3"217.64 minorth791.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port BlairWed 10:08 AM429 km267 miles232 nmEast E
VisakhapatnamWed 10:08 AM844 km524 miles456 nmNorthwest NW
KalmunaiWed 10:08 AM906 km563 miles489 nmSouthwest SW
ChennaiWed 10:08 AM909 km565 miles491 nmWest W
BhubaneshwarWed 10:08 AM946 km588 miles511 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YangonWed 11:08 AM963 km599 miles520 nmEast-northeast ENE
KandyWed 10:08 AM1023 km636 miles552 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 10:08 AM1114 km692 miles602 nmWest-southwest WSW
ColomboWed 10:08 AM1117 km694 miles603 nmWest-southwest WSW
KolkataWed 10:08 AM1158 km719 miles625 nmNorth N
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