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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

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 11:15 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 05:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 25' North, Longitude: 85° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.10 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"968.66 miwest0° 06' 57.2"7.97 minorth968.42 mi
24 hours11° 29' 32.6"766.50 mieast2° 25' 01.2"166.22 minorth779.74 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 AM342 km212 miles185 nmNorthwest NW
KakinadaThu 11:08 AM378 km235 miles204 nmWest-northwest WNW
BhubaneshwarThu 11:08 AM538 km334 miles290 nmNorth N
ChennaiThu 11:08 AM608 km378 miles328 nmWest-southwest WSW
HyderabadThu 11:08 AM773 km480 miles417 nmWest-northwest WNW
AnantapurThu 11:08 AM842 km523 miles454 nmWest W
KolkataThu 11:08 AM853 km530 miles461 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BangaloreThu 11:08 AM886 km551 miles479 nmWest-southwest WSW
NãgpurThu 11:08 AM913 km567 miles493 nmNorthwest NW
DurgapurThu 11:08 AM918 km570 miles496 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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