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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: 29%

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 Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 09:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 18' North, Longitude: 101° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.80 meters/second, 1525.7 km/hour, 948.0 miles/hour or 823.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.80 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 minorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.8"947.72 miwest0° 03' 21.3"3.85 minorth947.56 mi
24 hours11° 37' 57.7"759.55 mieast0° 54' 51.3"62.89 minorth760.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Luang PrabangSun 4:34 PM116 km72 miles63 nmNortheast NE
Chiang RaiSun 4:34 PM160 km100 miles87 nmWest-northwest WNW
VientianeSun 4:34 PM208 km129 miles112 nmSoutheast SE
Chiang MaiSun 4:34 PM242 km150 miles131 nmWest-southwest WSW
Udon ThaniSun 4:34 PM268 km167 miles145 nmSoutheast SE
Xam NeuaSun 4:34 PM321 km199 miles173 nmEast-northeast ENE
Khon KaenSun 4:34 PM361 km224 miles195 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Nakhon SawanSun 4:34 PM414 km257 miles224 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SavannakhetSun 4:34 PM481 km299 miles260 nmSoutheast SE
Nakhon RatchasimaSun 4:34 PM488 km303 miles264 nmSouth S

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