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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 14:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 44' North
Longitude: 97° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.83 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.65 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.7"938.87 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 misouth938.92 mi
24 hours11° 43' 21.0"758.51 mieast0° 50' 22.7"57.76 misouth762.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NaypyidawWed 9:22 PM158 km98 miles85 nmSouthwest SW
MandalayWed 9:22 PM180 km112 miles97 nmNorthwest NW
Chiang MaiWed 9:52 PM286 km178 miles155 nmSoutheast SE
YangonWed 9:22 PM453 km282 miles245 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MawlamyineWed 9:22 PM472 km293 miles255 nmSouth S
Luang PrabangWed 9:52 PM525 km326 miles283 nmEast E
ChittagongWed 8:52 PM586 km364 miles316 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nakhon SawanWed 9:52 PM638 km397 miles345 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VientianeWed 9:52 PM646 km402 miles349 nmEast-southeast ESE
Xam NeuaWed 9:52 PM716 km445 miles386 nmEast E
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