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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: 47%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 00:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 03' South, Longitude: 79° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.73 meters/second, 1615.4 km/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 11.2"1003.71 miwest0° 11' 25.7"13.09 minorth1003.85 mi
24 hours11° 21' 26.7"785.10 mieast4° 31' 24.3"310.80 minorth844.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addu CitySat 5:58 AM682 km424 miles368 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSat 5:58 AM928 km577 miles501 nmNorthwest NW
Diego GarciaSat 6:58 AM945 km587 miles510 nmSouthwest SW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 6:28 AM992 km616 miles536 nmNorth N
ColomboSat 6:28 AM995 km618 miles537 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramSat 6:28 AM1191 km740 miles643 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiSat 6:28 AM1327 km825 miles717 nmNorth N
BengaluruSat 6:28 AM1669 km1037 miles901 nmNorth N
ChennaiSat 6:28 AM1678 km1043 miles906 nmNorth N
PuneSat 6:28 AM2346 km1458 miles1267 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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