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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 Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 02:28:00 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: 11%

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 Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 20' North, Longitude: 104° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.34 meters/second, 1578.0 km/hour, 980.5 miles/hour or 852.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.34 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 30' 27.7"980.36 miwest0° 09' 50.2"11.27 misouth980.73 mi
24 hours11° 49' 18.8"798.90 mieast4° 14' 45.7"291.83 misouth855.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kampong ChhnangThu 9:28 AM48 km30 miles26 nmEast-southeast ESE
Phnom PenhThu 9:28 AM112 km70 miles61 nmSoutheast SE
Siem ReapThu 9:28 AM121 km75 miles65 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BattambangThu 9:28 AM140 km87 miles76 nmNorthwest NW
KratiéThu 9:28 AM195 km121 miles105 nmEast E
SihanoukvilleThu 9:28 AM205 km127 miles111 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Stung TrengThu 9:28 AM230 km143 miles124 nmNortheast NE
Cần ThơThu 9:28 AM305 km190 miles165 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Ho Chi MinhThu 9:28 AM322 km200 miles174 nmEast-southeast ESE
PakseThu 9:28 AM352 km218 miles190 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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