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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 Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 05:38:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 05:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 24' North, Longitude: 85° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.11 meters/second, 1559.2 km/hour, 968.8 miles/hour or 841.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.15 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.0"968.60 miwest0° 06' 57.3"7.97 minorth968.36 mi
24 hours11° 29' 32.1"766.45 mieast2° 25' 03.3"166.25 minorth779.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VisakhapatnamThu 11:08 AM362 km225 miles195 nmNorthwest NW
KakinadaThu 11:08 AM404 km251 miles218 nmWest-northwest WNW
BhubaneshwarThu 11:08 AM536 km333 miles290 nmNorth N
ChennaiThu 11:08 AM635 km394 miles343 nmWest-southwest WSW
HyderabadThu 11:08 AM801 km498 miles433 nmWest-northwest WNW
KolkataThu 11:08 AM844 km524 miles456 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AnantapurThu 11:08 AM871 km541 miles470 nmWest W
DurgapurThu 11:08 AM912 km567 miles492 nmNorth N
BengaluruThu 11:08 AM914 km568 miles494 nmWest-southwest WSW
KhulnaThu 11:38 AM918 km570 miles495 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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