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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: 57%

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

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 12' North, Longitude: 99° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.16 meters/second, 1527.0 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
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.81 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.4"948.55 miwest0° 03' 35.1"4.11 misouth948.73 mi
24 hours11° 28' 50.3"750.10 mieast1° 50' 20.2"126.47 misouth764.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Chiang RaiWed 7:02 PM80 km50 miles43 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Chiang MaiWed 7:02 PM115 km71 miles62 nmWest-southwest WSW
Luang PrabangWed 7:02 PM238 km148 miles129 nmEast-northeast ENE
VientianeWed 7:02 PM308 km192 miles166 nmEast-southeast ESE
Udon ThaniWed 7:02 PM357 km222 miles193 nmEast-southeast ESE
Nakhon SawanWed 7:02 PM387 km240 miles209 nmSouth S
MawlamyineWed 6:32 PM390 km243 miles211 nmSouthwest SW
NaypyidawWed 6:32 PM413 km256 miles223 nmWest W
Khon KaenWed 7:02 PM430 km267 miles232 nmSoutheast SE
Xam NeuaWed 7:02 PM446 km277 miles241 nmEast-northeast ENE

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