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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 05' North, Longitude: 111° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.56 meters/second, 1611.2 km/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.69 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.4"1001.13 miwest0° 10' 52.5"12.45 minorth1001.06 mi
24 hours11° 17' 46.9"778.37 mieast4° 10' 15.4"286.64 minorth826.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MiriTue 11:36 AM336 km209 miles182 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kuala BelaitTue 11:36 AM359 km223 miles194 nmEast E
KuchingTue 11:36 AM397 km247 miles214 nmSouth S
Pekan TutongTue 11:36 AM403 km250 miles217 nmEast E
Bandar Seri BegawanTue 11:36 AM436 km271 miles236 nmEast E
Kota KinabaluTue 11:36 AM567 km352 miles306 nmEast E
PontianakTue 10:36 AM595 km370 miles321 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Ho Chi MinhTue 10:36 AM789 km490 miles426 nmNorthwest NW
Cần ThơTue 10:36 AM798 km496 miles431 nmNorthwest NW
Nha TrangTue 10:36 AM817 km508 miles441 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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