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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 Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 11:12:00 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: 48%

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 Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 12' North, Longitude: 100° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.44 meters/second, 1517.2 km/hour, 942.7 miles/hour or 819.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.71 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.02 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.0"942.44 miwest0° 01' 18.2"1.50 misouth942.50 mi
24 hours11° 34' 41.8"751.79 mieast0° 56' 51.2"65.18 misouth756.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Chiang RaiTue 6:12 PM104 km65 miles56 nmWest-southwest WSW
Luang PrabangTue 6:12 PM146 km91 miles79 nmEast-southeast ESE
Chiang MaiTue 6:12 PM244 km152 miles132 nmSouthwest SW
VientianeTue 6:12 PM313 km194 miles169 nmSoutheast SE
Xam NeuaTue 6:12 PM342 km213 miles185 nmEast E
Udon ThaniTue 6:12 PM375 km233 miles202 nmSoutheast SE
Khon KaenTue 6:12 PM470 km292 miles254 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NaypyidawTue 5:42 PM492 km306 miles266 nmWest W
Nakhon SawanTue 6:12 PM502 km312 miles271 nmSouth S
MandalayTue 5:42 PM527 km327 miles285 nmWest-northwest WNW

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