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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: 48%
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 Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 11:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 12' North
Longitude: 99° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.45 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.71 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.02 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.1"942.52 miwest0° 01' 18.7"1.50 misouth942.58 mi
24 hours11° 34' 40.6"751.83 mieast0° 57' 02.6"65.40 misouth756.91 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 6:16 PM44 km27 miles24 nmSoutheast SE
Chiang MaiTue 6:16 PM166 km103 miles90 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Luang PrabangTue 6:16 PM274 km170 miles148 nmEast E
NaypyidawTue 5:46 PM363 km226 miles196 nmWest W
VientianeTue 6:16 PM406 km252 miles219 nmSoutheast SE
MandalayTue 5:46 PM411 km255 miles222 nmWest-northwest WNW
Udon ThaniTue 6:16 PM461 km287 miles249 nmSoutheast SE
YangonTue 5:46 PM521 km324 miles282 nmSouthwest SW
Khon KaenTue 6:16 PM543 km337 miles293 nmSoutheast SE
KunmingTue 7:16 PM629 km391 miles340 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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