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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: 46%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 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° 40' 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"935.57 miwest0° 00' 36.5"0.70 misouth935.60 mi
24 hours11° 52' 02.4"765.42 mieast0° 42' 35.6"48.84 misouth768.79 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 AM95 km59 miles51 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NaypyidawSun 6:16 AM169 km105 miles91 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ChittagongSun 5:46 AM418 km260 miles226 nmWest-northwest WNW
Chiang MaiSun 6:46 AM440 km273 miles237 nmSoutheast SE
YangonSun 6:16 AM496 km308 miles268 nmSouth S
ComillaSun 5:46 AM525 km327 miles284 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChandpurSun 5:46 AM562 km349 miles303 nmWest-northwest WNW
MawlamyineSun 6:16 AM562 km349 miles304 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SylhetSun 5:46 AM563 km350 miles304 nmNorthwest NW
BarisalSun 5:46 AM574 km356 miles310 nmWest-northwest WNW
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