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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: 7%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 07:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 12' North, Longitude: 98° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.68 meters/second, 1586.4 km/hour, 985.8 miles/hour or 856.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.43 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.0"985.61 miwest0° 09' 18.8"10.67 minorth985.40 mi
24 hours11° 24' 57.5"774.66 mieast3° 24' 51.4"234.71 minorth804.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Hua HinThu 2:24 PM245 km152 miles132 nmNortheast NE
DaweiThu 1:54 PM318 km197 miles172 nmNorth N
PattayaThu 2:24 PM350 km218 miles189 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhuketThu 2:24 PM368 km229 miles199 nmSouth S
BangkokThu 2:24 PM375 km233 miles202 nmNortheast NE
Hat YaiThu 2:24 PM527 km327 miles285 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Nakhon SawanThu 2:24 PM541 km336 miles292 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BattambangThu 2:24 PM584 km363 miles315 nmEast-northeast ENE
SihanoukvilleThu 2:24 PM586 km364 miles317 nmEast E
MawlamyineThu 1:54 PM589 km366 miles318 nmNorth N
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