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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: 18%

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 Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 03:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 03' North, Longitude: 79° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.26 meters/second, 1588.5 km/hour, 987.1 miles/hour or 857.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.45 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.8"986.91 miwest0° 09' 02.7"10.36 minorth986.71 mi
24 hours11° 10' 22.1"758.55 mieast3° 20' 12.6"229.38 minorth787.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MayiladuthuraiTue 8:44 AM22 km13 miles12 nmEast-northeast ENE
TiruvarurTue 8:44 AM38 km23 miles20 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThanjavurTue 8:44 AM44 km27 miles24 nmSouthwest SW
NagapattinamTue 8:44 AM51 km32 miles28 nmSoutheast SE
PerambalurTue 8:44 AM66 km41 miles36 nmWest-northwest WNW
CuddaloreTue 8:44 AM84 km52 miles45 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VedaranyamTue 8:44 AM86 km53 miles46 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TiruchirappalliTue 8:44 AM89 km55 miles48 nmWest-southwest WSW
ViluppuramTue 8:44 AM98 km61 miles53 nmNorth N
PudukkottaiTue 8:44 AM101 km63 miles54 nmSouthwest SW

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