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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 7:00 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:58 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° 44' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.45 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.8"986.92 miwest0° 09' 02.7"10.36 minorth986.72 mi
24 hours11° 10' 21.6"758.55 mieast3° 20' 14.2"229.41 minorth787.95 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 AM11 km7 miles6 nmNorthwest NW
TiruvarurTue 8:44 AM32 km20 miles17 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NagapattinamTue 8:44 AM33 km20 miles18 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThanjavurTue 8:44 AM69 km43 miles37 nmWest-southwest WSW
VedaranyamTue 8:44 AM75 km47 miles41 nmSouth S
CuddaloreTue 8:44 AM78 km48 miles42 nmNorth N
PerambalurTue 8:44 AM95 km59 miles51 nmWest-northwest WNW
PuducherryTue 8:44 AM99 km61 miles53 nmNorth N
ViluppuramTue 8:44 AM101 km63 miles55 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TiruchirappalliTue 8:44 AM118 km73 miles63 nmWest-southwest WSW
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