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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 Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 05:28:00 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: 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 05:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 15' North, Longitude: 76° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.21 meters/second, 1581.2 km/hour, 982.5 miles/hour or 853.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.37 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.7"982.30 miwest0° 08' 37.4"9.88 minorth982.09 mi
24 hours11° 19' 27.7"765.55 mieast3° 08' 36.2"216.10 minorth790.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MysuruWed 10:58 AM13 km8 miles7 nmWest-northwest WNW
OotacamundWed 10:58 AM94 km58 miles51 nmSouth S
KalpettaWed 10:58 AM101 km63 miles55 nmSouthwest SW
HassanWed 10:58 AM110 km68 miles59 nmNorthwest NW
MadikeriWed 10:58 AM112 km69 miles60 nmWest W
BengaluruWed 10:58 AM119 km74 miles64 nmNortheast NE
CoimbatoreWed 10:58 AM139 km87 miles75 nmSouth S
ErodeWed 10:58 AM147 km91 miles79 nmSoutheast SE
ThalasseryWed 10:58 AM147 km91 miles79 nmWest-southwest WSW
KozhikodeWed 10:58 AM152 km95 miles82 nmSouthwest SW

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