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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 23:46:00 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 23:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 13' North, Longitude: 95° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.36 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' 00.6"0.01 misouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 25.6"935.51 miwest0° 00' 36.4"0.70 misouth935.54 mi
24 hours11° 52' 02.3"765.37 mieast0° 42' 32.9"48.79 misouth768.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MandalaySun 6:16 AM86 km53 miles46 nmNorth N
NaypyidawSun 6:16 AM164 km102 miles88 nmSouth S
Chiang MaiSun 6:46 AM418 km260 miles226 nmSoutheast SE
ChittagongSun 5:46 AM445 km276 miles240 nmWest-northwest WNW
YangonSun 6:16 AM494 km307 miles267 nmSouth S
ComillaSun 5:46 AM550 km342 miles297 nmWest-northwest WNW
MawlamyineSun 6:16 AM553 km343 miles298 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SylhetSun 5:46 AM582 km362 miles315 nmNorthwest NW
ChandpurSun 5:46 AM588 km365 miles317 nmWest-northwest WNW
BarisalSun 5:46 AM600 km373 miles324 nmWest-northwest WNW
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