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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: 55%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 45' North, Longitude: 97° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.84 meters/second, 1565.4 km/hour, 972.7 miles/hour or 845.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.21 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 32' 17.4"972.50 miwest0° 07' 41.4"8.81 minorth972.25 mi
24 hours11° 09' 38.7"746.63 mieast2° 44' 08.0"188.10 minorth765.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DaweiSat 6:14 PM130 km81 miles70 nmSoutheast SE
MawlamyineSat 6:14 PM197 km123 miles107 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YangonSat 6:14 PM250 km155 miles135 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nakhon SawanSat 6:44 PM331 km206 miles179 nmEast-northeast ENE
BangkokSat 6:44 PM372 km231 miles201 nmEast-southeast ESE
PattayaSat 6:44 PM445 km277 miles240 nmEast-southeast ESE
Chiang MaiSat 6:44 PM485 km301 miles262 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Nakhon RatchasimaSat 6:44 PM527 km328 miles285 nmEast E
NaypyidawSat 6:14 PM565 km351 miles305 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port BlairSat 5:14 PM614 km382 miles332 nmWest-southwest WSW
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