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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 05:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 15' North
Longitude: 76° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.20 meters/second, 1581.1 km/hour, 982.5 miles/hour or 853.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.37 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.7"982.36 miwest0° 08' 37.4"9.88 minorth982.14 mi
24 hours11° 19' 28.3"765.61 mieast3° 08' 34.3"216.08 minorth790.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MysoreWed 10:58 AM19 km12 miles10 nmEast-northeast ENE
KalpettaWed 10:58 AM83 km51 miles45 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MadikeriWed 10:58 AM83 km52 miles45 nmWest-northwest WNW
OotacamundWed 10:58 AM97 km60 miles52 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThalasseryWed 10:58 AM120 km75 miles65 nmWest-southwest WSW
KozhikodeWed 10:58 AM134 km83 miles72 nmSouthwest SW
BangaloreWed 10:58 AM142 km88 miles77 nmNortheast NE
CoimbatoreWed 10:58 AM148 km92 miles80 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KasaragodWed 10:58 AM164 km102 miles89 nmWest W
PalakkadWed 10:58 AM164 km102 miles89 nmSouth S
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