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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: 93%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 14' North, Longitude: 94° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.64 meters/second, 1553.9 km/hour, 965.6 miles/hour or 839.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.09 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.13 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 32' 01.8"965.38 miwest0° 07' 00.7"8.04 minorth965.12 mi
24 hours11° 17' 13.4"749.78 mieast2° 26' 17.8"167.69 minorth763.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YangonWed 1:50 AM146 km91 miles79 nmEast-northeast ENE
MawlamyineWed 1:50 AM292 km181 miles157 nmEast E
NaypyidawWed 1:50 AM410 km255 miles221 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DaweiWed 1:50 AM426 km265 miles230 nmSoutheast SE
Chiang MaiWed 2:20 AM518 km322 miles280 nmNortheast NE
Nakhon SawanWed 2:20 AM563 km350 miles304 nmEast E
Port BlairWed 12:50 AM568 km353 miles306 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MandalayWed 1:50 AM649 km403 miles350 nmNorth N
BangkokWed 2:20 AM662 km411 miles357 nmEast-southeast ESE
ChittagongWed 1:20 AM750 km466 miles405 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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