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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: 38%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:51 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:27 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 18, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 14' North, Longitude: 96° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.29 meters/second, 1516.7 km/hour, 942.4 miles/hour or 818.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.71 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.5"942.10 miwest0° 01' 00.3"1.15 minorth942.05 mi
24 hours11° 38' 03.1"755.22 mieast0° 01' 53.6"2.17 misouth755.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NaypyidawMon 5:10 PM76 km47 miles41 nmSouthwest SW
MandalayMon 5:10 PM201 km125 miles109 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Chiang MaiMon 5:40 PM296 km184 miles160 nmEast-southeast ESE
YangonMon 5:10 PM387 km241 miles209 nmSouth S
MawlamyineMon 5:10 PM428 km266 miles231 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ChittagongMon 4:40 PM551 km342 miles297 nmWest-northwest WNW
Luang PrabangMon 5:40 PM579 km360 miles312 nmEast E
Nakhon SawanMon 5:40 PM625 km388 miles337 nmSoutheast SE
ComillaMon 4:40 PM667 km414 miles360 nmWest-northwest WNW
VientianeMon 5:40 PM679 km422 miles366 nmEast-southeast ESE

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