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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 06:48:00 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 06:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 26' North, Longitude: 57° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.88 meters/second, 1580.0 km/hour, 981.7 miles/hour or 853.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.36 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.6"981.56 miwest0° 08' 32.4"9.78 minorth981.34 mi
24 hours11° 20' 00.7"765.61 mieast3° 06' 23.5"213.57 minorth790.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuWed 9:48 AM365 km227 miles197 nmWest W
SalalahWed 10:48 AM617 km384 miles333 nmNorthwest NW
BosasoWed 9:48 AM902 km560 miles487 nmWest W
Al MukallaWed 9:48 AM923 km573 miles498 nmWest-northwest WNW
MuscatWed 10:48 AM1242 km772 miles671 nmNorth N
AdenWed 9:48 AM1345 km836 miles726 nmWest W
Abu DhabiWed 10:48 AM1367 km849 miles738 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DubaiWed 10:48 AM1437 km893 miles776 nmNorth N
SanaWed 9:48 AM1458 km906 miles787 nmWest-northwest WNW
DohaWed 9:48 AM1549 km962 miles836 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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