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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: 34%
Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, May 18, 2013 at 4:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 12:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 29' North
Longitude: 65° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.43 meters/second, 1574.7 km/hour, 978.5 miles/hour or 850.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.31 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 32' 38.5"978.38 miwest0° 07' 52.7"9.03 misouth978.69 mi
24 hours10° 53' 37.8"732.88 mieast3° 25' 31.9"235.48 misouth774.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MumbaiThu 6:02 PM1003 km623 miles541 nmNortheast NE
PuneThu 6:02 PM1067 km663 miles576 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuratThu 6:02 PM1169 km726 miles631 nmNortheast NE
KarachiThu 5:32 PM1270 km789 miles686 nmNorth N
AhmedabadThu 6:02 PM1311 km814 miles708 nmNortheast NE
BangaloreThu 6:02 PM1325 km823 miles715 nmEast E
AnantapurThu 6:02 PM1329 km826 miles717 nmEast E
MuscatThu 4:32 PM1330 km826 miles718 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleThu 5:32 PM1366 km849 miles737 nmSoutheast SE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 6:02 PM1382 km859 miles746 nmEast-southeast ESE
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