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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 23:36:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 46%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 13' North, Longitude: 98° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.35 meters/second, 1506.1 km/hour, 935.8 miles/hour or 813.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.60 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 25.7"935.50 miwest0° 00' 35.3"0.68 misouth935.53 mi
24 hours11° 52' 00.7"765.33 mieast0° 42' 08.5"48.32 misouth768.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Chiang RaiSun 6:36 AM212 km132 miles115 nmSoutheast SE
MandalaySun 6:06 AM250 km155 miles135 nmWest-northwest WNW
Chiang MaiSun 6:36 AM277 km172 miles150 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NaypyidawSun 6:06 AM286 km177 miles154 nmSouthwest SW
Luang PrabangSun 6:36 AM422 km262 miles228 nmEast-southeast ESE
MawlamyineSun 6:06 AM529 km329 miles286 nmSouth S
YangonSun 6:06 AM545 km339 miles294 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VientianeSun 6:36 AM574 km357 miles310 nmSoutheast SE
Xam NeuaSun 6:36 AM600 km373 miles324 nmEast E
KunmingSun 7:36 AM615 km382 miles332 nmNortheast NE
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