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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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 10:44:00 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: 45%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 10:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 11' North, Longitude: 100° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.21 meters/second, 1588.3 km/hour, 986.9 miles/hour or 857.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.45 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.9"986.79 miwest0° 09' 19.3"10.68 minorth986.58 mi
24 hours11° 01' 31.5"748.20 mieast3° 26' 20.7"236.41 minorth780.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Hua HinFri 5:44 PM174 km108 miles94 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PattayaFri 5:44 PM194 km121 miles105 nmNorth N
Na Thon (Ko Samui)Fri 5:44 PM202 km125 miles109 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BangkokFri 5:44 PM282 km175 miles152 nmNorth N
SihanoukvilleFri 5:44 PM312 km194 miles169 nmEast-southeast ESE
BattambangFri 5:44 PM342 km213 miles185 nmNortheast NE
Siem ReapFri 5:44 PM418 km260 miles226 nmNortheast NE
DaweiFri 5:14 PM422 km262 miles228 nmNorthwest NW
Nakhon RatchasimaFri 5:44 PM445 km277 miles240 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhuketFri 5:44 PM446 km277 miles241 nmSouthwest SW
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