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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 Monday, February 18, 2013 at 11:40:00 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: 56%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:32 PM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 18, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 03' North, Longitude: 101° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.87 meters/second, 1518.7 km/hour, 943.7 miles/hour or 820.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.73 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.0"943.39 miwest0° 02' 24.1"2.75 minorth943.28 mi
24 hours11° 37' 10.4"755.16 mieast0° 31' 42.1"36.35 minorth754.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Luang PrabangMon 6:40 PM57 km35 miles31 nmEast-southeast ESE
Chiang RaiMon 6:40 PM188 km117 miles102 nmWest W
VientianeMon 6:40 PM253 km157 miles137 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Xam NeuaMon 6:40 PM257 km159 miles139 nmEast E
Chiang MaiMon 6:40 PM310 km193 miles168 nmWest-southwest WSW
Udon ThaniMon 6:40 PM318 km198 miles172 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Khon KaenMon 6:40 PM421 km261 miles227 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HanoiMon 6:40 PM454 km282 miles245 nmEast-northeast ENE
Nakhon SawanMon 6:40 PM506 km315 miles273 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SavannakhetMon 6:40 PM508 km316 miles274 nmSoutheast SE
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