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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: 26%

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 Monday, June 3, 2013 at 03:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 10' North, Longitude: 68° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.09 meters/second, 1605.9 km/hour, 997.9 miles/hour or 867.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 32' 18.2"997.78 miwest0° 10' 13.9"11.72 minorth997.66 mi
24 hours11° 05' 06.5"760.79 mieast3° 52' 37.2"266.45 minorth802.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KulhudhuffushiMon 8:14 AM493 km306 miles266 nmEast E
MaleMon 8:14 AM632 km393 miles341 nmEast-southeast ESE
MangaluruMon 8:44 AM925 km575 miles500 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramMon 8:44 AM927 km576 miles501 nmEast E
Addu CityMon 8:14 AM1001 km622 miles541 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaduraiMon 8:44 AM1086 km675 miles586 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengaluruMon 8:44 AM1168 km726 miles631 nmNortheast NE
ColomboMon 8:44 AM1240 km770 miles670 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 8:44 AM1246 km774 miles673 nmEast E
AnantapurMon 8:44 AM1283 km797 miles693 nmNortheast NE

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