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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 05:48:00 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 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 18' North, Longitude: 71° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.13 meters/second, 1580.9 km/hour, 982.3 miles/hour or 853.6 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' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.4"982.12 miwest0° 08' 36.2"9.86 minorth981.90 mi
24 hours11° 19' 35.9"765.57 mieast3° 08' 03.2"215.47 minorth790.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KavarattiWed 11:18 AM208 km129 miles112 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MangaluruWed 11:18 AM324 km202 miles175 nmEast-northeast ENE
HubballiWed 11:18 AM486 km302 miles263 nmNortheast NE
KochiWed 11:18 AM542 km337 miles293 nmEast-southeast ESE
CoimbatoreWed 11:18 AM571 km355 miles308 nmEast-southeast ESE
BengaluruWed 11:18 AM619 km385 miles334 nmEast E
KulhudhuffushiWed 10:48 AM640 km398 miles346 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VijapuraWed 11:18 AM648 km403 miles350 nmNortheast NE
TheniWed 11:18 AM658 km409 miles355 nmEast-southeast ESE
AnantapurWed 11:18 AM670 km416 miles362 nmEast-northeast ENE
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