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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 04:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 12' North, Longitude: 101° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.48 meters/second, 1610.9 km/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.68 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.5"1000.95 miwest0° 10' 51.1"12.43 minorth1000.88 mi
24 hours11° 17' 48.3"778.26 mieast4° 09' 37.1"285.91 minorth826.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IpohTue 12:14 PM103 km64 miles55 nmSouthwest SW
George TownTue 12:14 PM168 km105 miles91 nmWest W
Alor SetarTue 12:14 PM192 km119 miles104 nmWest-northwest WNW
KuantanTue 12:14 PM226 km140 miles122 nmSoutheast SE
Kuala LumpurTue 12:14 PM228 km142 miles123 nmSouth S
Hat YaiTue 11:14 AM251 km156 miles135 nmNorthwest NW
SerembanTue 12:14 PM276 km172 miles149 nmSouth S
MedanTue 11:14 AM393 km244 miles212 nmWest-southwest WSW
PematangsiantarTue 11:14 AM397 km247 miles214 nmSouthwest SW
Johor BahruTue 12:14 PM465 km289 miles251 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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