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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 04:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 15' North, Longitude: 96° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.43 meters/second, 1610.8 km/hour, 1000.9 miles/hour or 869.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.68 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.6"1000.79 miwest0° 10' 50.6"12.42 minorth1000.72 mi
24 hours11° 17' 49.2"778.15 mieast4° 09' 16.7"285.51 minorth825.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehTue 11:34 AM188 km117 miles102 nmWest W
MedanTue 11:34 AM263 km163 miles142 nmSoutheast SE
PhuketTue 11:34 AM329 km205 miles178 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PematangsiantarTue 11:34 AM337 km210 miles182 nmSoutheast SE
George TownTue 12:34 PM371 km230 miles200 nmEast E
Alor SetarTue 12:34 PM386 km240 miles208 nmEast-northeast ENE
Hat YaiTue 11:34 AM431 km268 miles233 nmEast-northeast ENE
IpohTue 12:34 PM463 km288 miles250 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurTue 12:34 PM573 km356 miles309 nmEast-southeast ESE
SerembanTue 12:34 PM614 km382 miles332 nmEast-southeast ESE

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