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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, January 25, 2013 at 16:02:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 98%

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 Friday, January 25, 2013 at 16:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 03' North, Longitude: 103° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.95 meters/second, 1537.0 km/hour, 955.1 miles/hour or 829.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.92 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.0"954.80 miwest0° 05' 36.0"6.42 misouth955.07 mi
24 hours11° 31' 02.8"757.59 mieast2° 37' 34.2"180.59 misouth784.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wanon NiwatFri 11:02 PM49 km30 miles26 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Sakon NakhonFri 11:02 PM101 km63 miles55 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Udon ThaniFri 11:02 PM138 km86 miles75 nmWest-southwest WSW
VientianeFri 11:02 PM138 km86 miles75 nmWest W
SavannakhetFri 11:02 PM187 km116 miles101 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Khon KaenFri 11:02 PM212 km132 miles115 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Xam NeuaFri 11:02 PM262 km163 miles142 nmNorth N
Luang PrabangFri 11:02 PM276 km172 miles149 nmNorthwest NW
PakseFri 11:02 PM382 km237 miles206 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HanoiFri 11:02 PM388 km241 miles210 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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