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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: 88%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' North, Longitude: 98° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.82 meters/second, 1511.4 km/hour, 939.1 miles/hour or 816.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.65 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.8"938.79 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 misouth938.85 mi
24 hours11° 43' 21.2"758.45 mieast0° 50' 08.8"57.50 misouth762.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Chiang RaiWed 9:46 PM155 km96 miles84 nmSoutheast SE
Chiang MaiWed 9:46 PM219 km136 miles118 nmSouth S
NaypyidawWed 9:16 PM287 km179 miles155 nmWest-southwest WSW
MandalayWed 9:16 PM299 km186 miles162 nmWest-northwest WNW
Luang PrabangWed 9:46 PM377 km234 miles203 nmEast-southeast ESE
MawlamyineWed 9:16 PM482 km300 miles261 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YangonWed 9:16 PM513 km318 miles277 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VientianeWed 9:46 PM518 km322 miles279 nmSoutheast SE
Xam NeuaWed 9:46 PM565 km351 miles305 nmEast E
Udon ThaniWed 9:46 PM572 km356 miles309 nmSoutheast SE

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