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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 05:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 16' North, Longitude: 74° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.16 meters/second, 1581.0 km/hour, 982.4 miles/hour or 853.7 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' 08.5"0.17 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.6"982.20 miwest0° 08' 36.7"9.87 minorth981.98 mi
24 hours11° 19' 32.4"765.56 mieast3° 08' 17.7"215.75 minorth790.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KasaragodWed 11:08 AM105 km65 miles57 nmEast-northeast ENE
MangaloreWed 11:08 AM107 km66 miles58 nmNortheast NE
ThalasseryWed 11:08 AM167 km104 miles90 nmEast-southeast ESE
MadikeriWed 11:08 AM184 km114 miles99 nmEast E
KozhikodeWed 11:08 AM219 km136 miles118 nmEast-southeast ESE
KalpettaWed 11:08 AM233 km144 miles126 nmEast-southeast ESE
KavarattiWed 11:08 AM244 km152 miles132 nmSouthwest SW
CoimbatoreWed 11:08 AM347 km216 miles188 nmEast-southeast ESE
KochiWed 11:08 AM351 km218 miles190 nmSoutheast SE
HubliWed 11:08 AM360 km224 miles194 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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