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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 = Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 4:58:00 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: 3%

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 Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 04:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 10' North, Longitude: 84° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.33 meters/second, 1581.6 km/hour, 982.8 miles/hour or 854.0 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' 53.2"982.58 miWest0° 08' 39.2"9.92 miNorth982.36 mi
24 hours11° 19' 15.5"765.53 miEast3° 09' 25.5"217.04 miNorth790.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChennaiWed 10:28 AM419 km260 miles226 nmWest-northwest WNW
TrincomaleeWed 10:28 AM501 km312 miles271 nmSouthwest SW
KakinadaWed 10:28 AM564 km350 miles304 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KalmunaiWed 10:28 AM578 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VisakhapatnamWed 10:28 AM616 km383 miles333 nmNorth N
KandyWed 10:28 AM655 km407 miles354 nmSouthwest SW
MaduraiWed 10:28 AM691 km429 miles373 nmWest-southwest WSW
BengaluruWed 10:28 AM707 km439 miles382 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 10:28 AM738 km458 miles398 nmSouthwest SW
ColomboWed 10:28 AM738 km458 miles398 nmSouthwest SW

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