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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 Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 11:52:00 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: 57%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 11:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 12' North, Longitude: 102° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.13 meters/second, 1526.9 km/hour, 948.8 miles/hour or 824.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.81 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.4"948.48 miwest0° 03' 34.2"4.09 misouth948.66 mi
24 hours11° 28' 53.3"750.10 mieast1° 49' 57.0"126.03 misouth764.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Luang PrabangWed 6:52 PM94 km59 miles51 nmNorthwest NW
VientianeWed 6:52 PM138 km86 miles74 nmSouth S
Xam NeuaWed 6:52 PM196 km122 miles106 nmNortheast NE
Udon ThaniWed 6:52 PM200 km124 miles108 nmSouth S
Wanon NiwatWed 6:52 PM208 km129 miles112 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Khon KaenWed 6:52 PM308 km191 miles166 nmSouth S
SavannakhetWed 6:52 PM366 km227 miles198 nmSoutheast SE
HanoiWed 6:52 PM389 km241 miles210 nmEast-northeast ENE
Chiang MaiWed 6:52 PM391 km243 miles211 nmWest W
Hai PhongWed 6:52 PM457 km284 miles247 nmEast-northeast ENE
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