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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: 81%

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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 20:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' North, Longitude: 103° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.14 meters/second, 1516.1 km/hour, 942.1 miles/hour or 818.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.70 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.8"941.75 miwest0° 02' 47.3"3.20 minorth941.61 mi
24 hours11° 37' 57.0"754.67 mieast0° 40' 33.9"46.51 minorth754.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Xam NeuaFri 3:20 AM94 km58 miles51 nmEast E
Luang PrabangFri 3:20 AM117 km73 miles63 nmWest-southwest WSW
VientianeFri 3:20 AM267 km166 miles144 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HanoiFri 3:20 AM292 km181 miles158 nmEast-northeast ENE
Udon ThaniFri 3:20 AM326 km202 miles176 nmSouth S
Hai PhongFri 3:20 AM372 km231 miles201 nmEast E
Khon KaenFri 3:20 AM432 km269 miles234 nmSouth S
SavannakhetFri 3:20 AM449 km279 miles243 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Chiang MaiFri 3:20 AM469 km292 miles253 nmWest-southwest WSW
KunmingFri 4:20 AM524 km326 miles283 nmNorth N

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