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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: 94%

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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 52' North, Longitude: 99° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.22 meters/second, 1520.0 km/hour, 944.5 miles/hour or 820.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.4"944.17 miwest0° 03' 21.6"3.85 misouth944.35 mi
24 hours11° 39' 30.5"758.58 mieast1° 46' 17.2"121.84 misouth772.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Chiang RaiThu 10:32 PM62 km39 miles34 nmEast E
Chiang MaiThu 10:32 PM122 km76 miles66 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Luang PrabangThu 10:32 PM303 km188 miles164 nmEast E
NaypyidawThu 10:02 PM329 km205 miles178 nmWest W
MandalayThu 10:02 PM404 km251 miles218 nmNorthwest NW
MawlamyineThu 10:02 PM411 km255 miles222 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VientianeThu 10:32 PM412 km256 miles223 nmEast-southeast ESE
Udon ThaniThu 10:32 PM463 km288 miles250 nmSoutheast SE
Nakhon SawanThu 10:32 PM470 km292 miles254 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YangonThu 10:02 PM473 km294 miles256 nmSouthwest SW

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