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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 11:16 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 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° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.17 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"982.21 miwest0° 08' 36.7"9.87 minorth981.99 mi
24 hours11° 19' 31.8"765.56 mieast3° 08' 19.6"215.78 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 AM77 km48 miles42 nmEast-northeast ENE
MangaloreWed 11:08 AM86 km53 miles46 nmNortheast NE
ThalasseryWed 11:08 AM139 km87 miles75 nmEast-southeast ESE
MadikeriWed 11:08 AM154 km96 miles83 nmEast E
KozhikodeWed 11:08 AM194 km121 miles105 nmSoutheast SE
ChikkamagaluruWed 11:08 AM196 km122 miles106 nmNortheast NE
KalpettaWed 11:08 AM205 km127 miles111 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarikereWed 11:08 AM227 km141 miles122 nmNortheast NE
KadurWed 11:08 AM231 km144 miles125 nmNortheast NE
PonnaniWed 11:08 AM239 km149 miles129 nmSoutheast SE

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