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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: 46%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 33' North, Longitude: 104° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.87 meters/second, 1533.1 km/hour, 952.7 miles/hour or 827.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.88 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.0"952.37 miwest0° 04' 39.6"5.34 minorth952.17 mi
24 hours11° 31' 02.4"755.37 mieast1° 27' 12.0"99.96 minorth758.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wanon NiwatSun 5:40 PM137 km85 miles74 nmSouthwest SW
Sakon NakhonSun 5:40 PM162 km101 miles88 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Xam NeuaSun 5:40 PM214 km133 miles116 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SavannakhetSun 5:40 PM221 km137 miles119 nmSouth S
VientianeSun 5:40 PM223 km139 miles120 nmWest-southwest WSW
Udon ThaniSun 5:40 PM232 km144 miles125 nmWest-southwest WSW
Luang PrabangSun 5:40 PM300 km187 miles162 nmWest-northwest WNW
Khon KaenSun 5:40 PM302 km188 miles163 nmSouthwest SW
HanoiSun 5:40 PM303 km188 miles164 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Hai PhongSun 5:40 PM334 km208 miles180 nmNortheast NE
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