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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 Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 08:44:00 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: 20%

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 Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 26' North, Longitude: 101° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.49 meters/second, 1542.6 km/hour, 958.5 miles/hour or 832.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.97 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.1"958.24 miwest0° 05' 34.3"6.39 minorth958.02 mi
24 hours11° 34' 36.5"764.12 mieast1° 49' 25.5"125.43 minorth770.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VientianeSat 3:44 PM110 km68 miles59 nmEast-northeast ENE
Udon ThaniSat 3:44 PM112 km70 miles61 nmEast E
Khon KaenSat 3:44 PM161 km100 miles87 nmSoutheast SE
Wanon NiwatSat 3:44 PM215 km134 miles116 nmEast E
Nakhon SawanSat 3:44 PM256 km159 miles138 nmSouthwest SW
Nakhon RatchasimaSat 3:44 PM275 km171 miles148 nmSouth S
Luang PrabangSat 3:44 PM275 km171 miles149 nmNorth N
Chiang MaiSat 3:44 PM328 km204 miles177 nmWest-northwest WNW
SavannakhetSat 3:44 PM335 km208 miles181 nmEast-southeast ESE
Xam NeuaSat 3:44 PM410 km255 miles221 nmNortheast NE

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