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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 6:59 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:57 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° 23' 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"997.77 miwest0° 10' 13.8"11.72 minorth997.65 mi
24 hours11° 05' 06.7"760.79 mieast3° 52' 35.9"266.42 minorth802.49 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 AM522 km325 miles282 nmEast E
MaleMon 8:14 AM658 km409 miles355 nmEast-southeast ESE
MangaloreMon 8:44 AM947 km589 miles511 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramMon 8:44 AM957 km595 miles517 nmEast E
Addu CityMon 8:14 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaduraiMon 8:44 AM1114 km692 miles602 nmEast-northeast ENE
BangaloreMon 8:44 AM1193 km741 miles644 nmEast-northeast ENE
ColomboMon 8:44 AM1270 km789 miles686 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 8:44 AM1276 km793 miles689 nmEast E
AnantapurMon 8:44 AM1305 km811 miles705 nmNortheast NE

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