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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 12:12:00 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: 58%

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 12:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 11' North, Longitude: 97° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.19 meters/second, 1527.1 km/hour, 948.9 miles/hour or 824.6 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' 03.5"0.07 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.5"948.60 miwest0° 03' 35.9"4.13 misouth948.78 mi
24 hours11° 28' 48.1"750.10 mieast1° 50' 38.6"126.83 misouth764.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Chiang MaiWed 7:12 PM129 km80 miles69 nmEast-southeast ESE
NaypyidawWed 6:42 PM193 km120 miles104 nmWest-northwest WNW
Chiang RaiWed 7:12 PM224 km139 miles121 nmEast-northeast ENE
MawlamyineWed 6:42 PM299 km186 miles162 nmSouth S
YangonWed 6:42 PM322 km200 miles174 nmSouthwest SW
MandalayWed 6:42 PM360 km223 miles194 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nakhon SawanWed 7:12 PM456 km284 miles246 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Luang PrabangWed 7:12 PM458 km284 miles247 nmEast E
VientianeWed 7:12 PM521 km324 miles282 nmEast-southeast ESE
Udon ThaniWed 7:12 PM560 km348 miles302 nmEast-southeast ESE

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