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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 11:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 47' North, Longitude: 94° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.80 meters/second, 1565.3 km/hour, 972.6 miles/hour or 845.2 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' 17.3"972.40 miwest0° 07' 40.8"8.80 minorth972.15 mi
24 hours11° 09' 42.9"746.63 mieast2° 43' 49.8"187.75 minorth765.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YangonSat 6:24 PM264 km164 miles143 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MawlamyineSat 6:24 PM358 km223 miles193 nmEast-northeast ENE
DaweiSat 6:24 PM375 km233 miles202 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port BlairSat 5:24 PM424 km263 miles229 nmSouthwest SW
NaypyidawSat 6:24 PM568 km353 miles307 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Nakhon SawanSat 6:54 PM583 km363 miles315 nmEast E
BangkokSat 6:54 PM626 km389 miles338 nmEast E
Chiang MaiSat 6:54 PM630 km392 miles340 nmNortheast NE
Nakhon RatchasimaSat 6:54 PM788 km489 miles425 nmEast E
MandalaySat 6:24 PM809 km503 miles437 nmNorth N
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